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Why do I get a WJView Error on Startup?

According to this article on the Microsoft MVPS site, "WJView Error on Startup" it's likely a symptom of spyware. You can follow the instructions there to correct, or you can grab a copy of a spyware removal tool such as Spybot or AdAware and they should clean it up as well.

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5 Comments
Dan
July 10, 2004 6:58 PM

possibly spyware
http://www.mvps.org/sramesh2k/WJViewError.htm

Leo
July 10, 2004 7:00 PM

Ummmm that's a) what the article said, and b) the same link I point people too. Was the article unclear?

irving tate
August 31, 2004 2:14 PM

how do I get rid of wjview on my computer

Leo
August 31, 2004 8:58 PM

Please read the short article at the top of the page you just commented on. It should answer your question.

Garret
April 5, 2006 4:38 PM

I turned off jwview using msconfig and deleted it, but it reappeared almost instantly, is there a way I can get rid of it permanently without having to buy software?

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