Application start up error message

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Hi everyone, I think that I Have managed to download a virus a couple of days ago while working online, but I’m not sure, it could be anything. Since that day I’m getting an error message from time to time when I open a window or run an app.

The message is this: The instruction at 0x012b1a1a referenced memory at 0x00000000.

The memory could not be read.

Click on OK to terminate the program.”

 
avgnt.exe-aplication Error
 
The instruction at 0x012b1a1a referenced memory at 0x00000000.
 
The memory could not be read.
Click on OK to terminate the program
 
Any ideas?
 
Thanks in advance.
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Answered By 0 points N/A #110067

Application start up error message

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Some of this error message are cause by a virus infection but as what can I see on the error message, the “avgnt.exe – Application Error” might be cause of a corrupted anti virus program.

If I am not mistaken, your anti virus is the Free AVG anti-virus found and downloaded in the internet. This anti-virus might be corrupted or you have a virus infection which this virus blocks the functionality of your AVG anti virus program.

First thin you can do with this is to scan your hard disk drive to other computer just to free your computer from possible virus infection. Then after that method, un-install your anti virus software and download a new installer from their site. Install the new downloaded installation file then see what will happen.

But off course before the re-installation, after the virus cleaning, observe what happened on your anti virus software, if it is already working or not yet.

Answered By 0 points N/A #110069

Application start up error message

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If your computer got infected by a virus and you can see symptoms that it is indeed infected, then it is safe to assume that your antivirus software is already compromised and is not anymore working properly. Try booting into safe mode and download a software called Malwarebytes' Antimalware and have it installed. It should be able to install even in safe mode and you should be able to run a scan. Run a full system scan on your system. After the scan is finished, it should give you results and an option to remove the infections. Boot normally to Windows and see if the there are still any symptoms left. It is also advisable to back up your files and reinstall Windows so as to make sure your system is clean.

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