take data backup scan hard drive for viruses for your PC vendor/service provider reload OS if needed. (recomended) install a genuine copy of anti-virus + anti-spyware + firewall run complete update Note: Any malware can be named anything - so you should check where the files of the running processes are located on your disk. Userinit HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon Data type Range Default value REG_SZ Names of executable files (filename extension not required) userinit Description Specifies the programs that Winlogon runs when a user logs on. If you would like to learn more about manual registry editing, please see the links below.
The userinit.exe file only runs to log you in and then stops therefore being completely vulnerable to malware. for the Windows Operating System. Other programs that you frequently use such Microsoft Office, Firefox, Chrome, Live Messenger, and hundreds of other programs are not cleaned up with Disk Cleanup (including some Daum Communications Corp. The file size is 69,632bytes (21% of all occurrences), 82,432bytes and 21 more variants.
In the Save In list, select the folder where you want to save the Microsoft® Windows® Operating System backup key. Never delete it. originally is windows process and very important for stability and control your logon information devex this file, if allowed, will allow you (when logged on) to run smoothly, if disabled SAFE SURFING Another victim with another problem It has been userinit.exe is necessary to run Windows XP.
Tip: Although Disk Cleanup is a wonderful built-in tool, it will not completely clean up all of the temporary files on your computer. Thanks. The file is then saved with a .reg file extension. It should terminate on its own shortly after windows has loaded.
Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the The file is not a Windows system file. Did the page load quickly? http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/31163/userinitexe-problem/ The software has no file description.
In the results, click System Restore. Thank you for your response, I will take a look at the links. ... Click on the Microsoft® Windows® Operating System-associated entry. Is there any other part to this virus??
Right now iam in SAFE MODE and kellys website didnt help me much. Yes No Do you like the page design? Back to top #3 emu5088 emu5088 Topic Starter Members 3 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:45 AM Posted 25 September 2005 - 11:40 AM Ok, I fixed it.... By default, Winlogon runs Userinit.exe, which runs logon scripts, reestablishes network connections, and then starts Explorer.exe, the Windows user interface.
DON'T DELETE IT OR YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO LOGON. We appreciate your feedback. Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - Access Denied by trexmgd / February 13, 2009 12:59 AM PST In reply to: YOUR INSTRUCTIONS ARE WRONG I tried your updated/corrected Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - something wrong by aznsstealer3 / May 21, 2008 6:59 AM PDT In reply to: LOL something that bothers me though is that
I can't find a remedy. Check the boxes of the categories you want to clean and click OK. I deleted registry keys with Userinit.exe and had to reinstall Windows.
If it does LEAVE IT ALONE!! Keeping track of when and where your userinit.exe error occurs is a critical piece of information in troubleshooting the problem. The true userinit.exe file is a safe Microsoft Windows system process, called "Userinit Logon Application". Randolf Richardson I am experiencing that the userinit.exe has about 4 processes running in the task manager (OS XP).
Anan I use Wildblue security software...it blocks userinit.exe everytime I boot with no adverse effects. Ben userinit.exe is a key process in the Windows operating system. It is run by the following setting in the registry : If your AV or antispyware report it wrong size or suspicious, scan it here: http://www.virustotal.com/ - do not delete Then I have copied the file "userinit.exe" on a CD and after that I have copied it in the folder, where the old file was (C:/WINDOWS/system32)It worked!Hope to help!
I am running XP Home, booted off the reinstallation CD, logged in as administrator (no password, just hit enter) and tried to expand and or copy the file to the SYSTEM32 To ensure that no rogue userinit.exe is running on your PC, click here to run a Free Malware Scan. Dont remove or terminate it. I did search the file and found it in the system 32 folder.
Thus, any executable files that you download to your PC should be scanned for viruses before opening - even if you think it is from a reputable source. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points. David Norris Userinit.exe started up for me after running my search utility. Depending on what runs at logon on your PC and on the network (if you are connected to one), and also depending on the speed of your PC, USERINIT will normally
Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - ALTERNATIVE SOLUTION by gusvlachos / March 26, 2016 6:59 AM PDT In reply to: YOUR INSTRUCTIONS ARE WRONG Even with your ''real What do I do? This has the curious effect of working after EVERY delete of the offending startup line using HiJackThis.exe (By the way, it appears as a -O4 type command 'RUNDLL32 'gibberish'.dll). Furthermore, a clean install of Windows will also quickly clean out any and all "junk" that has accumulated over the normal usage of your computer.
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