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Explorer.exe unable to locate

Q: Explorer.exe unable to locate

in windows xp sp2 following error display and startup screen doesnot come.

explorer.exe unable to locate component.
This application has failed to start because normaliz.dll was not found reinstalling the application may fix this problem.

please tell me what to do .

Preferred Solution: Explorer.exe unable to locate

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Hey there guys, this is my first post and i'm not so good with computers,
i have a little Emachines laptop that displays "Explorer.EXE - Unable to Locate Component" when i try to log into any user profile, Nothing appears on the desktop and there is no start menu or command bar. i have read other threads concerning this issue, but they seem to require a disc. even if i did have the disc, the laptop does not have a disc tray. all of the software was preloaded, can anybody help me?


A:Explorer.EXE - Unable To Locate Component

That's a critical system file. You need to contact the computer manufacturer and request the Windows installation disks. Then you need to buy an external optical drive. Then run a Windows repair.

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hello guys

I have installed XP SP3 and all other components as usualy,
but i was bothered by IE8 I was about to remove it and insall IE7, then happened some error and asked to restart, when I robooted my PC, I saw this message:
"Explorer.EXE Unable to locate component
This application has failed to start because iertutil.dll was not found. Re-install the application may fix the problem."
I clicked OK, then all the icons on the desktop disappeared..!
I inserted differnt CDs, USB flash... always see nothing on the scree.. !
I restarted again and again.. nothing happened, I read some related solutions after serach on google but cannot apply any of them bcoz I cant see any icon on desktop,
so I re-installed the XP, and installed other components.. and in the final restart this message ox appeared with clean desktop again... !!! what should I do? to keep formating again and again..?
will appreciate if any practical solution,
best regards

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I get the following error message from time to time when opening certain folders or programs. It hasnt been a direct nuisance but whatever it is i want to get it fixed -- Does anyone know what the probem is?

explorer.exe - Unable to locate component
This application has failed to start because Microsoft-Windows-System-Debug-L1-1-0.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

A:explorer.exe - Unable to locate component

well you may know that the start menu etc uses explorer.exe to run

i would say you need to run sfc /scannow

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Right off the bat i knew this was not a good sign since explorer is so well integrated into windows. I tryed to remove some spyware and upon reboot everything was fine until you choose your user. Once that happens a error box comes up reading:

Explorer.exe - Unable to locate component

Failed to start because wininet.dll was not found. Re-installing this may fix the problem.

I tryed booting from the windows xp home edition cd but was unsuccesful.

I really have some important files on the pc and home i can get this issue handled without doing anything crazy like taking the HD out and moving the files to this pc.

Edit: Important note: The start menu and no icons load up. Just my background.
Thanks for the help!

A:Solved: Explorer.exe - Unable to locate component

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"explorer.exe unable to locate component framedyn.dll not found"

my desktop keep crashing, restart, then crash again.

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"explorer.exe unable to locate component framedyn.dll not found"

i keep getting this error after i try this fake application Credit_Card_Generator.rar
i cant upload the file here because i cant click browse, it seems like i cant do anything related with explorer.exe

my desktop keep crashing, restart, then crash again.

HJT log;
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:15:27 AM, on 11/11/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_07\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
C:\Program Files\cFosSpeed\cFosSpeed.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\cFosSpeed\spd.exe
C:\Program Files\Hotspot Shield\bin\openvpnas.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
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A:explorer.exe unable to locate component framedyn.dll not found - help!

problem solved by using Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware.

is this thread should be keep for further reference?

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I am trying to help my mom fix her computer. When it boots up a message states "explorer.EXE unable to locate component." I xan press ctrl-alt-dlte and run programs through that.
I've been on other forums and it seems as though you need a Windows XP disk to fix this problem. Unfortunately, she can not find her Windows XP disk. Is there any other way/easier way to fix this? Also how does this problem happen? Thanks for everything!!!

A:"explorer.EXE unable to locate component"

enter safe mode hold down F8 key till the safemode screen is seen.

click on "last known good configuration" see if pc will boot to a normal window of xp.

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So, recently my Dad unknowingly downloaded Ascentive Performance Center, not knowing it was Malware. I removed it.. But now everytime I'm on Firefox and I refresh the page, this thing pops up:Click For ScreenshotErm.. A little help please?Thank you,KonamiYotoEDIT: Alright, fixed it. I just have to re-install Firefox. The Malware destroyed the Flash.

A:Unable To Locate..? o_0

Ok thanks for letting us know.

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Stop: c0000135 (Unable to laocate DLL) The dynamic link library could not be found in the specified path Default.
I am running windows 2000 when i turn on my comp. i get the above message and whe i try to start in safe mode comp. just stops respounding please help
Thnk you

A:Unable to locate DLL

Do you still have the installation CD that you used to install the OS. If so I would try either doing a repair install of the OS by booting to the CD or go to the recovery console by booting to the cd and run a chkdsk /r and see if it can find and repair any bad sectors of the drive that may have been point to the DLL location.

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I was browsing the net the other day and window popped up saying that AVG had detected a virus in C:/Documents and Settings and that a scan should be run to get rid of it. I shut down all of my programs and ran the anti-virus to search in C:/Documents and Settings. It came up empty. I then checked for updates, found one, and then restarted AVG and had it scan the whole C drive while I did some housework and showered. Coming back to the computer about an hour later I saw that AVG had "Encountered an unknown error and had to be terminated". Ok I thought, so I restarted the computer and ran AVG again and let it run while doing my homework. Again, it crashed!

Is there something wrong with my virus scan and what else can I do? I will post a HJT log asap.

A:Unable to locate virus

Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.2
Scan saved at 8:55:34 PM, on 11/18/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Executive Software\DiskeeperWorkstation\DKService.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\iTouch\iTouch.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG6\avgcc32.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\Air Utility\AirCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\Alpha Networks\ANIWZCS Service\WZCSLDR.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Viewpoint Manager\ViewMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\ATIDtct.EXE
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\AIM\aim.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Multimedia\main\ATIMMC.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\comp\hpdarc.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Brian Tran\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

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I am getting this error message "ypager.exe - unable to locate dll"

The detail is as follow:

'The dynamic link library YImage.dll could not be found in the spcified path C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger;.;C:\WINNT\system32;C:\WINNT\system;C:\WINNT;.;Y:..'

I had uninstalled yahoo messenger a day ago and then I have been getting it when I reboot the pc.

How do I stop it from giving this message?

Is there a file where I go and remove the info manually?

Thank you.


A:ypager.exe - unable to locate dll help!!!!!


Looks like you're using either WinNT or Win2000, so Msconfig is out of the question. Looks like Regedit is the only other option unless you have something like TweakUI loaded.

Click Start -> Run -> Type Regedit -> Then go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Open the Software key -> Scroll down to Microsoft and open it -> Windows -> Current version -> Run. Check what's starting in the Run key, look for your ypager and delete the reg value. That should sort it out hopefully.

Good luck

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I wasn't sure where to post this, but I tried to run one of my games today, and I got a pop-up saying that:

Frozen Throne was unable to locate your CD-ROM drive.
Please make sure your Frozen Throne disc is in your CD-ROM drive, then click on 'Retry'.

I have never gotten this error before, so I right clicked on My Computer > Properties > Hardware > Device Manager. Then under DVD/CD ROM drives is has:

HP DVD Writer 640c

Next to these names there is an icon which has an exclamation point " ! ".

I right clicked on ASUS CD-S480/A5 , then properties and the device status says:

Windows successfully loaded the device driver for this hardware but cannot find the hardware device. (Code 41)

I am not sure what this exactly means, but I cannot load any of my games.

A:Unable to locate CD-ROM drive.

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Hi, i've realised that i have a keylogger on my system.
There's nothing different with my os in any way, but i know it's there somewhere.

Ad-Aware, Kaspersky, AVG and Anti-Keylogger are all unable to locate the keylogger.

Here's a HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:35:37 AM, on 4/20/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\ePerformance\MemCheck.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\eDataSecurity\eDSloader.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Link\Air Utility\AirCFG.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\PIF\{B8E1DD85-8582-4c61-B58F-2F227FCA9A08}\PIFSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0\avp.exe
C:\Acer\Empowering Technology\Acer.Empowering.Framework.Launcher.exe
C:\Program Files\Acer WLAN 11g USB Dongle\ZDWlan.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
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I am getting this error
mmc.exe - Unable to Locate component
This application has failed to start because apphelp.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

whenever i try to open any thing in Administrative tools. Whats causing this problem?

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I've recently come across some trojans that were found by Symantec Endpoint Protection and Avira auto-scans. The notifications popped up after I brought my laptop out of hibernation (which is how I normally leave it when unused).

Symantec tells me that cleaning and quarantining was not successful with a handful of the trojans and is located under:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Symantec\ ________

but I cannot find them.

I am currently running Firefox 3.6.3

Any help would be greatly appreciated,
Thank you,


A:Unable to Locate Trojans

Hello,did Avira say they were quarantined?? Do you have these 2 AV's active??C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Symantec\_______ <<---- This is what it shows as a location??Let's gt another opinion...Next run MBAM (MalwareBytes):Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.46) and save it to your desktop.Before you save it rename it to say zztoy.exe alternate download link 1alternate download link 2MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then ... Read more

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I play League of Legends http://www.leagueoflegends.com/ and I have for well over a year and I know that my computer can handle. Then the other day Norton was installed onto my computer for safety, since then whenever clicking play on my launcher a message pops up.
"drwtsn32.exe - Unable To Locate Component
This application has failed to start because dbgeng.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem."
The same problem happened when I tried to click "open" on Doctor Watson. My DxDiag says everything is fine and I believe something is wrong with that, I don't know what to do, if anyone can help it would be greatly appreciated.

Here's the copy of my DxDiag
System Information
Time of this report: 6/1/2011, 17:22:46
Machine name: DEEFAULT
Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 2 (2600.xpsp.051019-1519)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: Gateway
System Model: W3644
BIOS: )Phoenix - Award WorkstationBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: AMD Sempron(tm) Processor LE-1200, MMX, 3DNow, ~2.1GHz
Memory: 896MB RAM
Page File: 658MB used, 837MB available
Windows Dir: C:\WINDOWS
DirectX Version: DirectX 9.0c (4.09.0000.0904)
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 5.03.2600.2180 32bit Unicode

DxDiag Notes
DirectX Files Tab: No problems found.
Display Tab 1: No problems found.
Sound Tab 1: No problems fou... Read more

A:Unable to Locate Component

Your first move should be to turn on Windows Update and get your system updated. You are still on SP2 which is no longer supported by Microsoft, the Windows Update will get you up to SP3. That alone may cure the problem.

Follow this guide to slipstream your copy of XP with SP3, that can then be used to run the System File Checker which will replace any missing or damaged files.


To run the system file checker Click on Start and type sfc /scannow (exactly as written here with the gap) into the search box and hit enter. Follow the prompts and insert the slipstreamed disc when requested.

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Hi I am trying to fix a friends comp. The "unable to locate component" window pops up for at least 15 processes. Everyone of them is due to "msegvj.dll" is not found. I searched this dll and didn't get any results. When I am able to get to taskman. it lists these processes as running and consuming mem. I am unable to open just about everything except IE,which surprisingly runs. I can't use sys rest. or any other tools. Please help......

A:Unable to locate component

Are you in safe mode?

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Recently i had my hard drive reformatted & since then I cannot access certain www addresses which I know are valid.

I operate XP + Norton.

My XP firewall is switched off in preference to Norton.

I thought it could be a firewall issue & therefore disaled the firewall - no luck.

Can anybody help me please?

Interestingly, I sent teh www address to my Dad to see if he can access - a hyperlink appeared on the sent message & I can then actually access the www address!

I am confused!! Please help.

Many thanks

A:IE6 unable to locate various known www addresses


You may have an issue with DNS resolution of specific sites. This happens from time to time, and is normally an ISP issue. Let's see this:

Start, Run, CMD

TRACERT <URL of problem site>

<URL of problem site> is the actual URL of the site you're having issues with.

Right click in the command prompt, use Select All, and paste the results into a message here.


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When I start up my computer a window pops up and states: KTKernel unable to locate. what is this file and what does it do and is it important? I just started using DSL and it is not working correctly therefore, I thought maybe it had something to do with this missing file...... thanks for your time.

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i did a virus scan and it found an infected file: msnamqt.dll. i had the program remove the file and restart. now i am getting this error: Unable To Locate Component: This application has failed to start because msnamqt.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem. i get this error for just about every application i try and run, the thing is with the exception of i-tunes all of the programs will still run, i just have to click of to this annoying error. how do i fix this problem, other than it being completely annoying for the programs that still run, i need access to i-tunes which i don't have now.

thanks in advance for any help
-Kid Cadaver

can't find this
msnamqt.dll file anywhere
and googling it returns ZERO results
also i have no system restore points available

A:Unable to Locate Component

Try SFC.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/43051/how-to-use-sfcexe-to-repair-system-files/

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Hi there,

May i ask if there is a problem in my system, virus infection or malware if i experience this:

Every time i start up my system i get this error pop up:

"sistray.exe - Unable To Locate" - This application has failed to start because SiSBase.dll was not found. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.
Need help, opinions...



A:sistray.exe - Unable To Locate

What's your OS.

It could be an infection, scan with Malwarebytes and / or SuperAntispyware.

Alternatively, it may just be a video driver problem.
Reinstall / update your SiS drivers.

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I keep having a message pop up saying:

firefox.exe - Unable to Locate Component

This application has failed to start because xpcom_core.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

I am not very computer literate. What is this message talking about and how can I fix it??

A:Unable to Locate Component Please help!

Welcome to TSF,


I would recommend that you follow the steps that it tells you in the error message. [qoute]Re-installing the application may fix this problem.[/quote] Try this first and then see if that fixes the issue.


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Had a power crash, since then can't boot to HD. Can boot to floppy or cd drive. Installed a controller card, didn't fix, put in new HD = no effect, new cable = no effect. Any other ideas?
Thanks in advance

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I just installed yahoo online protection and i try to run the anti virus scan and this message pops up " this application has failed to start because ISafeIf.dll was not found" What can i do to fix this?

A:unable to locate ISafeIf.dll

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My wife uses a Dell Inspiron 1100, running Windows XP. I had installed AVG anti-virus, but somehow it was deleted. When I tried to re-install it I could not. I cannot install or remove any programs. An error box appears upon starting computer which states McciTray app.exe - Unable to locate component. It stated this application failed because urlmon.dll was not found. Re-installing this application may fix this problem. How can I locate the application. What I would really like to is remove all programs and start from scratch using re-installation CD. What do you recommend. Thanks in advance for your help.

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my operating system is windows xp sp2 32 bit, these days when i start my computer, i am getting an error as described below
pbuilder.exe- unable to locate component, the application has failed to start because PSPLOG.dll was not found. reinstalling the application may fix the problem. iam unable to download the .exe files,my adobe reader and cc cleaner are not working.recently a teleradiology soft ware was installed in my system through team viewer, i started getting this problem after that. how to fix this problem

A:pbuilder.exe- unable to locate component

The one thing i see right from the start is you need to update xp to SP3. sp2 is no longer supported.as to the others it means something got corrupted somewhere and isnt able to work correctly. when you used the cleaner i truly hope a registry cleaner wasnt used as that might be why theres problems.

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Good day!

I need some help here. I'm suspecting there might be a virus residing in my pc due to:

1. Windows explorer responds very slow. It takes about a minute to load.
2. Ran eset online scanner and it found/deleted pc-off.bat.
3. MalwareBytes pops up with an alert "successfully blocked access to potentially malicious websites"
then it gives an IP address.(Both incoming and outgoing)
4. CLI.EXE(.NET Framework) error on startup.
5. Can't install AVG.
Noticed this just this day, ran malwarebytes, superantispyware, eset online scanner.

Here's my HijackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:14:22 PM, on 6/4/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP3 (6.00.2900.5512)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS\AsSysCtrlService\1.00.02\AsSysCtrlService.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre6\bin\jqs.exe
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
C:\Program Files\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\DTLite.exe
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I deleted AOL because too invasive. On start up of computer get message.
IPHSend.exe unable to locate component.

This application has failed to start because xprt5.dll was not found. Reinstalling the application
may fix the problem.

I press enter and passes the warning and computer works fine. Realize xprt5.dll is from AOL. How do I get IPHSend.exe to stop recognizing xprt5.dll. Have Registry Fix and have run it but still occurs each time I turn computer on. Very annoying.

Thanks Marvin

A:Iphsend.exe Unable To Locate Component

My initial thought after looking up what IPHSend.exe is here, and seeing that the .exe has a location you can delete it. The location according to the Bleeping Computer Startup Database is C:\Program Files\Common Files\AOL\IPHSend\Be (AOHell) SafeDa Bleepin AniMod, Animal

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Hi all,

Don't know if any of you can help...

I recently downloaded something but the file didn't save to the usual place. Instead, the file has been saved to a place on my PC which I am finding impossible to locate (the downloading was successfully completed after a short while by-the-way)

According to the program I used to download the file it has been saved to...

C:\Documents and Settings\user\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

(I'm not sure why the file was saved here!)

When I go to C:\Documents and Settings\ I am unable to find the 'User' folder and so cannot goto (or see) the other folders where this file has been saved. The only folder I can see in Documents and Settings is 'All Users'

If any one of you can help I would be most appriciated.


C h r e d g e.

A:Unable to locate downloaded file

I'm guessing the folder is hidden, in explorer tried going to 'tools - folder options - View (tab) - and click show hidden files and folders'

You should be able to get there now.

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Hey all, apparently on my family laptop a program was recently removed or something, and now I get an error message stating "This application has failed to start because MFC71U.DLL was no found. Re-Installing the application may fix this program.

I've searched to find out what VCUServe is, and apparently it's The Vaio installed camera component in the laptop. How can I go about getting this message to go away? I've heard there's a run command that can locate the origin of this problem and replace it.

If not, will simply finding a download for this VCUServe stop the problem? It's just a tad bit annoying, even though we don't use the camera.

A:Unable to Locate Component VCUServe.exe

Try this update fix for this:


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For almost every file I have on my computer, I get an error message that often doesn't let me access the file.

For example:

It says...
rundll32.exe - Unable to Locate Component
This application failed to start because netbmrgxkmb.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem

The problem is that this happens with every application I try to open. Some still work, but many do not (like Firefox, Time/date on my computer, System Restore, etc)

I have searched everywhere online for this file but cannot seem to find it.

Please help.

Much appreciated. I have Windows XP by the way

A:Solved: Unable to locate component

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My family PC has been infected! I use AdAware regularly and this time it found malware with a TAC rating of 6 (out of 10). I've been unable to remove these infections and would greatly appreciate an expert's assistance. Please 'be gentle' - I'm a bit of a newbie with this... The HijackThis log is as follows: Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 08:29, on 2008-10-10Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXEC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Documents and Settings\Family\Desktop\HijackThis.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\snmp.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exeR0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://sympatico.msn.ca... Read more

A:PC infected - unable to remove/locate... PLEASE HELP!

I should also offer the AdAware logfile:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<?xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="aawlog.xsl"?>
<header logDate="2008-10-10" logTime="09:23:02" scanCompleted="True">
<userAndComputer computerName="HOME" scanUser="SYSTEM" guiUser="Family"/>
<fileVersion version="7,1,0,12">CEAPI.dll</fileVersion>
<fileVersion version="7,1,0,12">aawservice.exe</fileVersion>
<fileVersion version="">Ad-Aware.exe</fileVersion>
<progamRelease>Free Edition</progamRelease>
<defFile>C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\core.aawdef</defFile>
<processor noOfProcessors="1"> Intel® Celeron® CPU 2.40GHz</processor>
<memory availablePct="33" totalPhysical="534773760" availablePhysical="174645248" totalPageFileSize="705388544" availablePageFileSize="432844800" totalVirtual="2147352576" availableVirtual="1775968256"/>
<operatingSystem majorVersion="5" minorVersion="1" build="2600">Microsoft Windows XP </operatingSystem>
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Whenever I try and run some programs now, I get the error:

"This application has failed to start because MSCVP70.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this provlem."

Any idea's?

A:Unable To Locate Component - MSVCP70.dll

Which programs cause this error?

You can download MSVCP70.dll from http://www.driverfiles.net/page,dll,show,136.html

There are a few suggestions here regarding .NET and ffdshow that you might want to look at.

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Does any one know how to fix this?
"This application has failed to start because clL35.dll was not found. Re-installing the applicatiom may fix this problem"
Any suggestions?

A:NSCSRVCE.EXE - unable to locate component

NSCSRVCE.EXE is a process belonging to Norton Internet Security Suite
You might try reinstalling it.

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OS: Windows Vista Home Basic
Computer: eMachines W3619
This is the message I receive after my computer is turned during startup. It doesn't appear all the time just every once in a while:

apdproxy.exe-Unable to locate component

This application has failed to start because Conn API.DLL was not found. Re-installing the application may fix the problem.

A:apdproxy.exe -Unable to locate component

apdproxy.exe is a process belonging to Adobe Photoshop Album. This program is a non-essential process, but should not be terminated unless suspected to be causing problems.

Program Title: Adobe Photo Downloader
Rating: Not Required at Startup - Application Launcher, Microsoft Office ApplicationClick to expand...

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Hi guys:

We have 3 computers connected to a hub forming a LAN using a DSL modem for shared internet access. One of the computers is a server and the other 2 are clients. A few weeks ago, one of the clients began receiving a recurring message: "Netscape unable to locate server xxxx" (the x's represent any website). Prior to a few weeks ago, no problem. We have attempted just about every trick in the book (reinstalling Netscape, removing and reinstalling everything in "Network", checking TCP/IP stacks, etc.). You name it, we tried it. We are using Internetshare's "All_Aboard" software. We've corresponding with them on numerous occasions, but they have no answers. We've browsed Netscape's online knowledge base at: http://help.netscape.com/ with no luck. What are 3 perplexed techies to do? As we said, only one client on this small LAN is afflicted with that dreaded error message. If someone has asolution, he/she will be given an all-expense paid vacation to the Bill Gate's estate. (just kidding) Seriously, any ideas are greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.


Did you try reinstalling the NIC on the client? Are you running NT/2000? If so, how is the administration set up? Was there one point in time a few weeks ago when it suddenly stopped finding the server? Where or what was the client doing? Or just out of the blue one morning when user logged in?

The Don

To all who pass through, instead of around, the journey makes the end very sweet indeed.

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I have Win 95 with Netscape 4.75 when trying to download from microsofts download site a Netscape dialog box comes on screen with "Netscape is unable to locate the server download.microsoft.com Please check the server name and try again.Anyone know how I can get Netscape to locate the server?Thanks for any help offered.

A:Netscape unable to locate server

Assuming you have a good internet connection (meaning it's connecting/downloading from everywhere else ok)... there's nothing you can do about that error. It's Netscape's way of saying the page or file does not exist.

In light of the recent Microsoft "hacker" problems, I'm sure it will work if you go back and try again now. Especially if it was one of Microsoft's direct links. There was a period of 3 days where nobody was able to get anything from any of Microsoft's sites. Should be okay now...

Oh yes, one more word of advice. Microsoft doesn't like it when users go to their site with Netscape. I mean that only IE sees certain download items/buttons in their pages. Perhaps it's their way of feeling superior, or they use certain browser plugins not found in Netscape... so just use IE whenever trying to download anything from Microsoft, especially automatic updates.

[This message has been edited by rh71 (edited 02-02-2001).]

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I believe I accidently uninstalled/delete Soundblaster from computer (Windows ME). Is there any way to re-install? Do not have software, was preloaded.

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Hi Folks, I have a Dell laptop, service pack 3. It is about five years old but it has been running smoothly, never had a virus or any other problem with it. I just use email and some surfing, itunes and photos, very light use. A few days ago when I tried to shut down I got a message that said something about unable to locate component "msoxlgbdru.dll and it would not shut down. I was falling alseep, so I just pushed the button to turn it off, which I have never done before. The next day when I tried to turn it on a screen came up that said "We are sorry for the inconvenience, windows did not start successfully" and then it said to start in safe mode and restore to last known good configuration. I selected safe mode, and a screen came up with a box that says "This application has failed to start because msoxlgbdru.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem. It says winlogon.exe at the top. Then it just sits there and never starts in safe mode.

What can I do?

Also, I know how to do regular maintenance, disc defragmentation and virus and spyware scans, but I don't understand all of the scary lingo so if you have any advice, please talk to me like I am five LOL.

I *really* appreciate any advice! Thanks!

A:Winlogon.exe unable to locate component- help please?

I should add that I also just tried starting in safe mode using the F8 key, and when I choose "Last Good Configuration" I get the message about the msox thing again and it says reinstalling it may fix the problem.

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Hi Everyone,

I am currently using Windows XP on my home computer. Today when I logged on, I immediately began receiving an extremely large amount of error notifications such as;

Winlogon.exe-Unable to locate component
This Application has failed to start because msmrvvmcigu.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

rundll.exe-Unable to locate component
This Application has failed to start because msmrvvmcigu.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

firefox.exe-Unable to locate component
This Application has failed to start because msmrvvmcigu.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem.

These are just to name a few.

It didn't matter what application or file I tried opening, I kept receiving the same error message. I wasn't sure if this was a virus so i scanned my computer with AVG anti virus, it found a few tracking cookies as well as a few adware.

I also used registry mechanic, it found over 2000 problems, in which i then chose the fix it option and it then notified me that all problems were fixed.

Unfortunately, It was not fixed because i keep getting the same error notifications over and over. I've scanned my computer several times today with registry mechanic and every single time, it still finds more problems..not 2000..but roughly around 20 problems.

I'm not sure what else I need to do, Is this a virus or was something accidentally deleted? To my knowled... Read more

A:Unable To Locate Component Notification

Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:? Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works together, how Windows boots the system and what files it uses when it does. The registry is also a vulnerable subsystem, in that relatively small changes done incorrectly can render the system inoperable. ? Not all registry cleaners are created equal. There are a number of them available but they do not all work entirely the same way. Each vendor uses different criteria as to what constitutes a "bad entry". One cleaner may find entries on your system that will not cause problems when removed, another may not find the same entries, and still another may want to remove entries required for a program to work.? Not all registry cleaners create a backup of the registry before making changes. If the ... Read more

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hi i just got command and conquer 3 when i try to load the game it says this application has failed to start because MSIMG32.dll was not found. i don't know what the problem is plz someone help me

i use windows home vista x64bit

A:unable to locate component cnc3game.dat

Originally Posted by bladezored

hi i just got command and conquer 3 when i try to load the game it says this application has failed to start because MSIMG32.dll was not found. i don't know what the problem is plz someone help me

i use windows home vista x64bit

hmm i download MSIMG32.dll from a driver website and cheeked in the system 32 folder and send that i had one, i still don't understand why it's not working yet. =/

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My wife's laptop keeps coming up with the following error message every restart-

title of message box: "AppleSyncNotifier.exe unable to locate component" and content of message: "This application has failed to start because CoreFoundation.dll was not found. Re-installing the application may fix this problem

When she asked me to look the screen had frozen, so i forced a shutdown, but on re-start the above appeared. I ran an AVG virus scan and it found and archived a virus, FakeAlert.SGG in the virusvault. The laptop appears to be a bit slower than normal according to my wife, so i'm wondering if there's a residual problem related to the error message?

My wife uses ITunes and i have deleted and reinstalled the programme in case it was the problem, but that hasn't sorted matters out!

Any advice on how to remove the startup error message and sort any residual problems gratefully received.

Many thanks.

A:"AppleSyncNotifier.exe unable to locate component"

Download Autoruns for Windows: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspxNo installation required.Simply unzip Autoruns.zip file, and double click on autoruns.exe file to run the program.Go File>Save, and save it as AutoRuns.txt file to know location.You must select Text from drop-down menu as a file type: Upload the file(s) here: http://www.filedropper.com/Post download link (copy URL: link):

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I recently reinstalled Windows Vista, and I have a weird problem... Vista isn't able to locate any generic plug and play drivers for anything I plug into the USB port. This wasn't happening in my previous installing of Vista - everything installed fine automatically. Can anyone help?

A:Vista unable to locate any drivers

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I have been struggling for a week trying to get my father in laws laptop working again. It is on Vista, 64bit. Upon start up it gets the following error. logonui.exe unable to locate component  Winmm.dll is missing. When I click OK it continues to boot but it can't authenticate anyone so a lot of programs won't start. It boots into safe mode with no apparent errors. I tried copying a Winmm.dll and re-registering it but that failed. Here is the log from Hijack this. Any suggestions will be appreciated.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:52:05 AM, on 6/6/2014
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.19222)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\SlimCleaner Plus\SlimCleanerPlus.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Quick Launch Buttons\QLBCTRL.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Canon\IJ Network Scanner Selector EX\CNMNSST.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\YouCam\YouCamService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\EPSON Software\Event Manager\EEventManager.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Panasonic\PHOTOfunSTUDIO AutoStart\AutoStartupService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Browny02\Brother\BrStMonW.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Avira\My Avira\Avira.OE.Systray.exe
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A:logonui.exe unable to locate component

I'll add more information on the problem and what I have tried so far. 
This computer has had the problem of looping on updates for months now. It would get updates but after restart, while it was trying to configure them it would say download failed and revert everything. I spent days on that trying to uninstall updates and reinstall them. I got it to where it had all but 2 updates and couldn't get any further. My father in law didn't want to have to reinstall all of his programs so he opted to put it off for a while to see if I came up with a fix. In the meantime, more updates tried to come in and failed. Also it looks like they installed office 2007. That may have been when this new problem started. They also installed adobe flash the same day.  
This is what I have tried, in order.
1. Last known good configuration, nothing.
2. Malwarebytes
That found several things but nothing that looked too bad and removing them didn't help. 
3. Startup Repair from Install disk (said found no problems)
4. System from Install Disk
I thought this one was going to work. There were lots of restore points. I picked one just before they installed office. It ran for a while then said the restore point was no good and reverted. No problem, I could just pick another. Nope. When I went back to restore all the previous restore points were just gone. 
5. Clean boot
6. SFC /Scannow 
Found some errors. Said it couldn't fix them... Read more

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I have an external hard drive holding 465 GB and Have used up 100 GB on it mostly with pictures. Precious Precious Pictures. When I try to plug it in one time weird things happen. I can read the hard drive and it says 100Gb is used up but I can only see the first files and there's nothing inside them! Sometimes there are somethings inside sometimes nothing and I can't paste or cut anything into it. When I try to make a new folder or anything It says unable to locate <%3 NULL:OpText>. HEEEELP MEEEE all my precious pictures are in there and I'm a 12 year old who hasn't taken precautions to backup the files. I tried googling it but all I got was use a different pc, ubuntu, Update usb ports and it has the click of death and nothing can be done about it (which I doubt because Some files just pop up at random whenever I plug it in at various times. . I think the files are still in there since it still shows 100 Gb in use but they don't show most of the time. Do I need to have a new usb connector? sometimes the light that shows it's connected switches off. Enough details? HEEEEELP!

A:Unable to locate <%3 NULL:OpText> ?

Gday mate

Have you at any point of the HDD's life just pulled out the USB without going to the menu to safety remove the hardware,
I did the same this where i lost all files on my memory stick of which had my school work ect on it "not happy"

Have you run Norton ghost to see if it can find the corrupt files and recover them?

Once i did this i found that most files i could get back but some were corrupt and couldnt be recovered

Try to defrag the disk aswell

Try norton ghost and post back what happens

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