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Error number 0x80000003

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by NICK MEALE, Feb 26, 2010.

  1. NICK MEALE

    NICK MEALE Flightless Bird

    Hello,
    Have XP Home Edition,Service Pack 3..I can only use safe mode to a limited
    degree..The Internet will freexe in short order...Getting to desktop a box
    will say MSASCui.exe application error
    0x80000003..ISP told me I have spyware and malware..Any fix here short of
    using the Restore disk
    by wiping out the hard drive...Thanks,Nick
     
  2. Lem

    Lem Flightless Bird

    NICK MEALE wrote:
    > Hello,
    > Have XP Home Edition,Service Pack 3..I can only use safe mode to a limited
    > degree..The Internet will freexe in short order...Getting to desktop a box
    > will say MSASCui.exe application error
    > 0x80000003..ISP told me I have spyware and malware..Any fix here short of
    > using the Restore disk
    > by wiping out the hard drive...Thanks,Nick
    >
    >


    Did you try any of the suggestions given to you in response to your post
    5 days ago?
    http://groups.google.com/group/micr...ral+author:nick+author:meale#c43372b9d0449b45

    --
    Lem

    Apollo 11 - 40 years ago:
    http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/40th/index.html
     
  3. NICK MEALE

    NICK MEALE Flightless Bird

    I wrote again as I spoke to my ISP and they told me about the error number I
    did try but I did not see the MSASCui.exe.manifest file..Was not
    there...Thanks
    "Lem" <lemp40@unknownhost> wrote in message
    news:ejBAk7wtKHA.5940@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    > NICK MEALE wrote:
    >> Hello,
    >> Have XP Home Edition,Service Pack 3..I can only use safe mode to a
    >> limited degree..The Internet will freexe in short order...Getting to
    >> desktop a box will say MSASCui.exe application error
    >> 0x80000003..ISP told me I have spyware and malware..Any fix here short
    >> of using the Restore disk
    >> by wiping out the hard drive...Thanks,Nick

    >
    > Did you try any of the suggestions given to you in response to your post 5
    > days ago?
    > http://groups.google.com/group/micr...ral+author:nick+author:meale#c43372b9d0449b45
    >
    > --
    > Lem
    >
    > Apollo 11 - 40 years ago:
    > http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/40th/index.html
     
  4. Jose

    Jose Flightless Bird

    Re: Error number 0x80000003

    On Feb 26, 5:12 pm, "NICK MEALE" <nmeal...@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > I wrote again as I spoke to my ISP and they told me about the error number I
    > did try but I did not see the MSASCui.exe.manifest file..Was not
    > there...Thanks"Lem" <lemp40@unknownhost> wrote in message
    >
    > news:ejBAk7wtKHA.5940@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >
    >
    >
    > > NICK MEALE wrote:
    > >> Hello,
    > >> Have XP Home Edition,Service Pack 3..I can only  use safe mode to a
    > >> limited degree..The Internet will freexe in short order...Getting to
    > >> desktop a box will say    MSASCui.exe application error
    > >> 0x80000003..ISP told me I have spyware and malware..Any fix  here short
    > >> of using the Restore disk
    > >> by wiping out the hard drive...Thanks,Nick

    >
    > > Did you try any of the suggestions given to you in response to your post 5
    > > days ago?
    > >http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.general/bro...

    >
    > > --
    > > Lem

    >
    > > Apollo 11 - 40 years ago:
    > >http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/40th/index.html



    MSASCui,exe is a Windows Defender program, but the issue could also be
    malicious software.

    The manifest file may not be there, but do you have Windows Defender
    installed? If yes, it may be broken or it has been attacked.

    If you are using WD, uninstall it using Add/Remove programs, reboot,
    immediately download MBAM and SAS as indicated below, when they run
    clean reinstall Windows Defender from here:

    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/defender/default.mspx

    Download, install, update and do a full scan with these free malware
    detection programs:

    Malwarebytes (MBAM): http://malwarebytes.org/
    SUPERAntiSpyware: (SAS): http://www.superantispyware.com/

    They can be uninstalled later if desired.
     
  5. NICK MEALE

    NICK MEALE Flightless Bird

    Re: Error number 0x80000003

    SAS...page says"will not open"...Thanks anyway...Nick
    "Jose" <jose_ease@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    news:0bcaa7e0-573b-4b35-b42c-5acdec9fce87@d2g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
    On Feb 26, 5:12 pm, "NICK MEALE" <nmeal...@earthlink.net> wrote:
    > I wrote again as I spoke to my ISP and they told me about the error number
    > I
    > did try but I did not see the MSASCui.exe.manifest file..Was not
    > there...Thanks"Lem" <lemp40@unknownhost> wrote in message
    >
    > news:ejBAk7wtKHA.5940@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >
    >
    >
    > > NICK MEALE wrote:
    > >> Hello,
    > >> Have XP Home Edition,Service Pack 3..I can only use safe mode to a
    > >> limited degree..The Internet will freexe in short order...Getting to
    > >> desktop a box will say MSASCui.exe application error
    > >> 0x80000003..ISP told me I have spyware and malware..Any fix here short
    > >> of using the Restore disk
    > >> by wiping out the hard drive...Thanks,Nick

    >
    > > Did you try any of the suggestions given to you in response to your post
    > > 5
    > > days ago?
    > >http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.general/bro...

    >
    > > --
    > > Lem

    >
    > > Apollo 11 - 40 years ago:
    > >http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/40th/index.html



    MSASCui,exe is a Windows Defender program, but the issue could also be
    malicious software.

    The manifest file may not be there, but do you have Windows Defender
    installed? If yes, it may be broken or it has been attacked.

    If you are using WD, uninstall it using Add/Remove programs, reboot,
    immediately download MBAM and SAS as indicated below, when they run
    clean reinstall Windows Defender from here:

    http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/defender/default.mspx

    Download, install, update and do a full scan with these free malware
    detection programs:

    Malwarebytes (MBAM): http://malwarebytes.org/
    SUPERAntiSpyware: (SAS): http://www.superantispyware.com/

    They can be uninstalled later if desired.
     
  6. Elmo

    Elmo Flightless Bird

    NICK MEALE wrote:
    > Hello,
    > Have XP Home Edition,Service Pack 3.. I can only use Safe Mode to a limited
    > degree. The Internet will freeze in short order. Getting to desktop, a box
    > will say "MSASCui.exe application error
    > 0x80000003.". ISP told me I have spyware and malware. Any fix here, short of
    > using the Restore disk by wiping out the hard drive? Thanks, Nick


    Download this Avira Antivir Rescue System program which will burn a CD
    image to a blank CD. It's updated a few times per day. Insert the CD
    into the damaged machine and let it do a scan of your system. Before
    starting the scan, select "Configuration" and set to repair or rename
    the infected files. Sometimes your machine won't restart after such a
    repair process, so you might want to save needed files to another system
    before using this. If you can't, then you can move the hard drive to
    another machine to copy needed files. You can do that before, or after
    this scan.

    http://www.free-av.com/en/tools/12/avira_antivir_rescue_system.html

    Then run these:

    Malwarebytes© Corporation
    http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam/program/mbam-setup.exe

    SuperAntispyware
    http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispywarefreevspro.html

    You can try some of the CD's mentioned at the following site.
    BitDefender was my favorite, but if the infected machine can't connect
    to the internet to get updates, Avira comes with current virus
    definitions. Also, some of these just won't run on some systems,
    perhaps because there's no drivers available for some system devices,
    motherboard, graphics card, etc. So try a few of these till you find
    one that works:

    Burn BitDefender, or another program listed at the link below, to a CD
    (using a working machine) and test the infected machine with it.
    BitDefender also has a Rootkit checker on the Linux Desktop; run it if
    you think that's the problem:

    http://www.techmixer.com/free-bootable-antivirus-rescue-cds-download-list/

    Download the executable rather than the .iso image, if one is available,
    (though no .exe is available for BitDefender).

    After the scan is run, if you elect to quarantine files, they're
    quarantined to RAM and lost after you reboot. You'll need to copy any
    quarantined files to the hard drive, a thumb drive or elsewhere before
    exiting.

    --
    Joe =o)
     
  7. Twayne

    Twayne Flightless Bird

    Re: Error number 0x80000003

    In news:%23Owx6obuKHA.4636@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl,
    NICK MEALE <nmeale78@earthlink.net> typed:
    > SAS...page says"will not open"...Thanks anyway...Nick
    > "Jose" <jose_ease@yahoo.com> wrote in message
    > news:0bcaa7e0-573b-4b35-b42c-5acdec9fce87@d2g2000yqa.googlegroups.com...
    > On Feb 26, 5:12 pm, "NICK MEALE" <nmeal...@earthlink.net> wrote:
    >> I wrote again as I spoke to my ISP and they told me about the error
    >> number I
    >> did try but I did not see the MSASCui.exe.manifest file..Was not
    >> there...Thanks"Lem" <lemp40@unknownhost> wrote in message
    >>
    >> news:ejBAk7wtKHA.5940@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl...
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>> NICK MEALE wrote:
    >>>> Hello,
    >>>> Have XP Home Edition,Service Pack 3..I can only use safe mode to a
    >>>> limited degree..The Internet will freexe in short order...Getting
    >>>> to desktop a box will say MSASCui.exe application error
    >>>> 0x80000003..ISP told me I have spyware and malware..Any fix here
    >>>> short of using the Restore disk
    >>>> by wiping out the hard drive...Thanks,Nick

    >>
    >>> Did you try any of the suggestions given to you in response to your
    >>> post 5
    >>> days ago?
    >>> http://groups.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.general/bro...

    >>
    >>> --
    >>> Lem

    >>
    >>> Apollo 11 - 40 years ago:
    >>> http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo/40th/index.html

    >
    >
    > MSASCui,exe is a Windows Defender program, but the issue could also be
    > malicious software.
    >
    > The manifest file may not be there, but do you have Windows Defender
    > installed? If yes, it may be broken or it has been attacked.
    >
    > If you are using WD, uninstall it using Add/Remove programs, reboot,
    > immediately download MBAM and SAS as indicated below, when they run
    > clean reinstall Windows Defender from here:
    >
    > http://www.microsoft.com/windows/products/winfamily/defender/default.mspx
    >
    > Download, install, update and do a full scan with these free malware
    > detection programs:
    >
    > Malwarebytes (MBAM): http://malwarebytes.org/
    > SUPERAntiSpyware: (SAS): http://www.superantispyware.com/
    >
    > They can be uninstalled later if desired.


    The error message 0x80000003 means something failed to initialize properly.
    If you'll do a search for the number on Google you'll get many pages of
    hits; one of them is bound to help you out; just sift thru them & adjust
    search terms as needed to minimize the number of hits.

    Twayne

    --
    --
    Life is the only real counselor; wisdom unfiltered
    through personal experience does not become a
    part of the moral tissue.
     
  8. NICK MEALE

    NICK MEALE Flightless Bird

    I used website
    https://support.microsoft.com/oas/default.aspx?&prid=7552&st=1 and MS took
    over my computer and had be download result.cab..MS emailed me two messages
    1.Thank you for contacting Microsoft. Your support request was successfully
    submitted.A Microsoft support professional will contact you within the
    response time specified for the support that you chose.
    Print or save this page or note the confirmation number for your reference.
    2. Microsoft Support Diagnostic Tool

    Dear Customer,

    To enable us to support you better, click the Web link later in this e-mail
    or you can paste the Web link into the address bar of your Internet browser.
    This link allows Microsoft to run a tool to collect information about
    drivers, services, and other system-related information on your computer.

    Please be aware that:

    If you run one instance of the support diagnostics during incident
    submission and you completed that task, you may ignore this e-mail.The Web
    link expires seven days after you receive this email.
    The Web link will only work correctly for the number of times that you
    defined when you submitted the incident.
    If you have to run the diagnostic more times, contact your support
    professional.

    http://support.microsoft.com/Dcode/Default.aspx?guid=5c18fa94-f100-4435-8355-42da8a28b65b&ln=en-us
    When I went here MS said my time has expired and to contact my support
    engineer and who is that supposed to be..The expired time they wrote about
    is hardly believable As I was quick in everything I did to help them.Both
    messages were a minute apart and I went there as soon as I closed the
    support page.Hope I am not confusing you...Thanks,Nick
    Thank you,
    Microsoft Support


    "Elmo" <elmogeek@xxx.invalid> wrote in message
    news:e%23lmA1huKHA.796@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
    NICK MEALE wrote:
    > Hello,
    > Have XP Home Edition,Service Pack 3.. I can only use Safe Mode to a
    > limited
    > degree. The Internet will freeze in short order. Getting to desktop, a
    > box
    > will say "MSASCui.exe application error
    > 0x80000003.". ISP told me I have spyware and malware. Any fix here,
    > short of
    > using the Restore disk by wiping out the hard drive? Thanks, Nick


    Download this Avira Antivir Rescue System program which will burn a CD
    image to a blank CD. It's updated a few times per day. Insert the CD
    into the damaged machine and let it do a scan of your system. Before
    starting the scan, select "Configuration" and set to repair or rename
    the infected files. Sometimes your machine won't restart after such a
    repair process, so you might want to save needed files to another system
    before using this. If you can't, then you can move the hard drive to
    another machine to copy needed files. You can do that before, or after
    this scan.

    http://www.free-av.com/en/tools/12/avira_antivir_rescue_system.html

    Then run these:

    Malwarebytes© Corporation
    http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam/program/mbam-setup.exe

    SuperAntispyware
    http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispywarefreevspro.html

    You can try some of the CD's mentioned at the following site.
    BitDefender was my favorite, but if the infected machine can't connect
    to the internet to get updates, Avira comes with current virus
    definitions. Also, some of these just won't run on some systems,
    perhaps because there's no drivers available for some system devices,
    motherboard, graphics card, etc. So try a few of these till you find
    one that works:

    Burn BitDefender, or another program listed at the link below, to a CD
    (using a working machine) and test the infected machine with it.
    BitDefender also has a Rootkit checker on the Linux Desktop; run it if
    you think that's the problem:

    http://www.techmixer.com/free-bootable-antivirus-rescue-cds-download-list/

    Download the executable rather than the .iso image, if one is available,
    (though no .exe is available for BitDefender).

    After the scan is run, if you elect to quarantine files, they're
    quarantined to RAM and lost after you reboot. You'll need to copy any
    quarantined files to the hard drive, a thumb drive or elsewhere before
    exiting.

    --
    Joe =o)
     

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