Error message: "There is was a problem starting C:\users\appdata\local\temp\sforimi\sdryppt\wow.dll" A dynamic link library (DLL) initialization routine failed.

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Error message: "There is was a problem starting C:\users\appdata\local\temp\sforimi\sdryppt\wow.dll" A dynamic link library (DLL) initialization routine failed.

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I have just started receiving this message whenever i right click on anything.  I have a Inspiron 580.  Can anyone advise how to get rid of error? Tks!

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  • Defintely sounds like malware.

    Context menu drivers should not be loaded from the TEMP directory.


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  • I too am getting this same message, and this couldn't have come at a worse time for my computer as my warranty is about to expire in a couple of days!  The only difference is which directory this file comes from and I've seen several cases of this wow.dll error on Microsoft's website as well and it does appear to be a tricky form of malware. My directory was C:\Users\AppData\Local\Temp\sqxtmcb\sresste\wow.dll

    I have an Inspiron 620 ST and have run McAfee Antivirus and Anti Malwarebytes to no avail. You also cannot delete this from the Command Prompt as you are given an "Access Denied" message when attempting to do so. We could use some help here!

  • I have ran both antivirus and malware software and it still there.  It only appears when I right click on the mouse.

  • This is a virus/spyware issue I will move this to the appropriate forum for better advice.

     

    Philip Yip

     

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