Fix your ctrlpan.dll error

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Fix your ctrlpan.dll error


Ctrlpan.dll

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This file has been reported to be part of a spyware/malware/trojan. It is likely that the problem you are experiencing is linked directly to the spyware/malware/trojan rather than an actual missing DLL-file and the recommended course of action is to first locate/remove the Malware. We do not recommend downloading this file.


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This is a possible manual solution for you 'handyman-fixers' out there: (WARNING: Do this at your own risk, manually changing the registry can be hazardous)


Troj/StartPg-BG

Aliases

Trojan.Win32.StartPage.bg

Description

Troj/StartPg-BG sets the home page of Internet Explorer to http://aifind.cc/ by modifying the following registry entries:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\Search Bar

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL

Troj/StartPg-BG also creates a stylesheet that can be used to redirect the user to adult related sites by creating a stylesheet in the folder called HH.HTT and by setting the following registry entries:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Styles\

Use My Stylesheet\ = 1

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Styles\

User Stylesheet\ =

The stylesheet is detected as Troj/StartPg-BG.

Troj/StartPg-BG also copies itself to the folder as CTRLPAN.DLL and creates the following registry entry to run on system restart:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\

Control\= rundll32.exe \SYSTEM\CTRLPAN.DLL,Restore ControlPanel


Recovery

Please follow the instructions for removing Trojans.

You should also change your Internet Explorer settings using Tools|Internet options|General to remove any modifications made by the Trojan. At the taskbar, click Start|Run. Type 'Regedit' and press Return. The registry editor opens.

Before you edit the registry, you should make a backup. On the 'Registry' menu, click 'Export Registry File'. In the 'Export range' panel, click 'All', then save your registry as Backup.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE entry:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\ Control\= rundll32.exe \SYSTEM\CTRLPAN.DLL,Restore ControlPanel

and delete it if it exists.

Close the registry editor.

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