Re: Invalid Syntax Error for some pages



Sandi - Microsoft MVP
07-09-2005, 10:03 PM
Said command being one of the things I recommend you try on my FAQ.
Referring back to your post 24 hours before when you said nothing worked, it
just goes to show we shouldn't skim over FAQs.

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"Dan" <danorth@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:ekHbNWaUFHA.3448@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> Hi Jan,
> I just had to redo my computer a little while ago so I didn't have any
> restores but I did find the solution!
>
> I had to reregister a dll.
>
> In "Run" I put in "regsvr32 urlmon.dll" and it works fine now!
>
> Thanks for all your help! I really appreciate it!
>
> -Dan
>
>
>
> "Jan Il" <abuse@localhost.com> wrote in message
> news:%23gY1BVZUFHA.2128@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>> Hi Dan :-)
>>
>> Have you tried to do a System Restore to a date before all this started?
>> If it is a cross up of set ups program conflicts or whatever that is not
>> related to a 3rd party software problem, then perhaps that would be a way
>> to sort things out again. A SR would eliminate all the program installs
>> or mis-installs so that your system would be as it was the date before
>> all the problems started. Then you can take things slowly, redo the
>> steps one at a time and see which one may have caused the problem.
>>
>> How to restore the operating system to a previous state in Windows XP
>> http://support.microsoft.com/kb/q306084/
>>
>> How to Restore an WinXP system to a previous State using System Restore
>> http://home.earthlink.net/~mvp_bert/index.html
>>
>> Hope this helps :-)
>>
>> Jan :)
>> MS MVP - IE/OE
>> Smiles are meant to be shared,
>> that's why they're so contagious.
>>
>> Replies are posted only to the newsgroup for the benefit or other
>> readers.
>> How to make a good newsgroup post:
>> http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>>
>> ...
>>> Sorry for the multiple posts but I just found out one more thing - I
>>> tried to download firefox and I got the error:
>>> "your current security settings do not allow this file to be
>>> downloaded." I am not sure how important this is but it definetely
>>> started happening at the same time.
>>> Thanks again,
>>> -Dan
>>>
>>>
>>> "Dan" <danorth@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>>> news:%23jbcLGUUFHA.2056@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>>>> Hi Jan, sorry - I meant my log file is at
>>>> www.danielorth.com/hijackthis.log.txt. Sorry about that. Thank you
>>>> for your time and effort with helping me - I really appreciate it.
>>>> -Dan
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> "Dan" <danorth@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>>>> news:O4FXjEUUFHA.2172@tk2msftngp13.phx.gbl...
>>>>> Jan,
>>>>> I actually didn't post it in a forum but ran it through the analyzer
>>>>> at http://www.hijackthis.de/index.php?langselect=english. It showed
>>>>> nothing out of the ordinary but if you care to look at it, it is also
>>>>> posted at www.danielorth.com/hijackthis.log. I did delete all the
>>>>> TIFs as well and the problem is still there. Thank you for your help!
>>>>> -Dan
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> "Jan Il" <abuse@localhost.com> wrote in message
>>>>> news:ul6AWeRUFHA.3544@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
>>>>>> Hi Dan :-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> In which forum did you post your HiJackThis log? Could you please
>>>>>> post a link to the forum where you posted it? Also, try this and see
>>>>>> if it helps:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Safely Delete the Temporary Internet Files
>>>>>> http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/delcache.htm
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hope this helps :-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Jan :)
>>>>>> MS MVP - IE/OE
>>>>>> Smiles are meant to be shared,
>>>>>> that's why they're so contagious.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Replies are posted only to the newsgroup for the benefit or other
>>>>>> readers.
>>>>>> How to make a good newsgroup post:
>>>>>> http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi Jan,
>>>>>>> I appreciate your help a bunch! Unfortunately I did everything that
>>>>>>> you suggested (except the online scans - those webpages wouldn't
>>>>>>> show up - I just got the Invalid syntax error) but the problem still
>>>>>>> persists. Is there anything else I might try? Could this be caused
>>>>>>> by something other than malicious ware? I also am realizing that
>>>>>>> Window XP SP2's built in firewall was asking me to unblock alot of
>>>>>>> programs I use everyday for the first time today. It was almost
>>>>>>> like Trend Micro's firewall was not working. Also, I notice that in
>>>>>>> Outlook 2003 all of my html emails that contain graphics that
>>>>>>> normally just show up on there own were not being displayed unless I
>>>>>>> specifically clicked "download images." Thanks again for your help!
>>>>>>> -Dan
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> "Jan Il" <abuse@localhost.com> wrote in message
>>>>>>> news:eneQ2wPUFHA.612@TK2MSFTNGP12.phx.gbl...
>>>>>>>> Hi Dan :-)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> You may have a hijacker and/or malware on your system. In addition
>>>>>>>> to updating and running your AV, download, install and run the
>>>>>>>> programs below in Safe Mode with Hidden Files enabled. This will
>>>>>>>> remove the nasty you have and any others it may have let in the
>>>>>>>> back door. Some malware can replicate itself repeatedly if not
>>>>>>>> removed properly, so run them again according to the information
>>>>>>>> below so that Windows is not operating to hide any files 'in use'
>>>>>>>> Follow all instructions carefully:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> First, Clear the TIF's and empty the recycle bin:
>>>>>>>> http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/delcache.htm
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Also.empty your Recycle bin.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Then do the following:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> WARNING>>>> Backup all documents and files before removing any
>>>>>>>> spyware!!
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> How to properly scan for scumware (read first, if possible)
>>>>>>>> http://aumha.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=5878
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Download and install BHODemon from
>>>>>>>> http://www.definitivesolutions.com/bhodemon.htm
>>>>>>>> Your problem may be caused by a bad BHO.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Most importantly, download install and run CWShredder here
>>>>>>>> http://www.majorgeeks.com/download3019.html
>>>>>>>> and About Buster, which searches for hidden .dlls that recreate the
>>>>>>>> malware.
>>>>>>>> http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4289.html
>>>>>>>> Then visit these two sites to test for parasites and help basic
>>>>>>>> cleaning:
>>>>>>>> On-Line Check
>>>>>>>> http://aumha.org/a/noads.htm
>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>> Quick-Fix Protocol.
>>>>>>>> http://aumha.org/a/quickfix.php
>>>>>>>> Basically, throw everything here at your "infection".
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Then download, install and immediately update these three programs
>>>>>>>> before
>>>>>>>> running:
>>>>>>>> AdAware SE - Update immediately after installing
>>>>>>>> http://www.download.com/3000-2144-10045910.html?part=69274&subj=dlpage&tag=button
>>>>>>>> AdAware Tutorial -
>>>>>>>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtutorial=48
>>>>>>>> SpyBot S &D - Update immediately after installing
>>>>>>>> http://www.majorgeeks.com/download2471.html
>>>>>>>> SpyBot S&D Tutorial -
>>>>>>>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/index.php?showtutorial=43
>>>>>>>> Microsoft Windows Antispyware Program (Beta)
>>>>>>>> http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/spyware/software/default.mspx
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Also download, install and run CWShredder:
>>>>>>>> http://www.majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=3019&file=11&evp=9e0433de9f8fd8e137fd6b3ff02edc90
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Next, do an Online scan here (if possible) -
>>>>>>>> http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/com/activescan_principal.htm
>>>>>>>> Make sure that you choose "fix" or "clean".
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Download PocketKkillbox from
>>>>>>>> http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/files/killbox.exe
>>>>>>>> and put it on the desktop where you can find it easily
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Download, install, and run HiJackThis - it is one of the most
>>>>>>>> important
>>>>>>>> tools to help clean your system of scumware. Follow the
>>>>>>>> instructions
>>>>>>>> carefully:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> How to download and install HiJackThis: (it does not need to be
>>>>>>>> updated)
>>>>>>>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topict309.html
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Please DO NOT post your log to this newsgroup. It is important
>>>>>>>> that you go
>>>>>>>> to one of the HiJackThis Support Forums below and allow the
>>>>>>>> experts there
>>>>>>>> to analyze it for you.
>>>>>>>> AumHa HiJackThis Forum
>>>>>>>> http://forum.aumha.org/viewforum.php?f=30
>>>>>>>> or Bleeping Computer Forum
>>>>>>>> http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/forum22.html
>>>>>>>> to allow the experts there to evaluate your log and advise you of
>>>>>>>> any
>>>>>>>> necessary steps to clean your system.
>>>>>>>> (Note: You will have to Register before posting on these Forums.
>>>>>>>> Please
>>>>>>>> follow all posting instructions carefully to avoid having your log
>>>>>>>> deleted
>>>>>>>> or ignored.)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Also, please post a link to the forum where you post your HJT log
>>>>>>>> back to this thread so that we can follow your progress there.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> CAUTION!!!!! Before you try to remove spyware using any of the
>>>>>>>> programs
>>>>>>>> below, download a copy of LSPFIX from any of the following sites:
>>>>>>>> http://www.cexx.org/lspfix.htm
>>>>>>>> http://www.spychecker.com/program/winsockxpfix.html
>>>>>>>> (if your OS is Win2k or XP) The process of removing certain malware
>>>>>>>> may kill
>>>>>>>> your internet connection. If this should occur, this program,
>>>>>>>> LSPFIX, will
>>>>>>>> enable you to regain your connection.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> You should also get a copy of WINSOCKXPFIX available at:
>>>>>>>> http://www.spychecker.com/program/winsockxpfix.html
>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>> WinsockXP Fix- WinXP
>>>>>>>> http://www.spychecker.com/program/winsockxpfix.html
>>>>>>>> with instructions, at
>>>>>>>> http://www.iup.edu/house/resnet/winfix.shtm
>>>>>>>> also... From LavaSoft- all versions of Windows-
>>>>>>>> http://digital-solutions.co.uk/lavasoft/whndnfix.zip
>>>>>>>> (NOTE: It is reported that in XP SP2, the command netsh winsock
>>>>>>>> reset
>>>>>>>> will fix this problem without the need for these programs.)
>>>>>>>> or Winsock Fix Utility
>>>>>>>> http://www.dfwonline.net/files/WinsockFix.zip
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> How to Restart in Safe Mode
>>>>>>>> http://service1.symantec.com/SUPPORT/tsgeninfo.nsf/docid/2001052409420406
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> How to Show Hidden Files
>>>>>>>> http://snipurl.com/6rl8
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hope this helps :-)
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Jan :)
>>>>>>>> MS MVP - IE/OE
>>>>>>>> Smiles are meant to be shared,
>>>>>>>> that's why they're so contagious.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Replies are posted only to the newsgroup for the benefit or other
>>>>>>>> readers.
>>>>>>>> How to make a good newsgroup post:
>>>>>>>> http://www.dts-l.org/goodpost.htm
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Hello everyone,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Just last night IE 6 started giving me an "Invalid syntax error"
>>>>>>>>> in the title bar and saying "The page cannot be displayed." I am
>>>>>>>>> not sure what is going on. I only installed the Netscape 8
>>>>>>>>> browser beta recently and I uninstalled that too but no luck. The
>>>>>>>>> thing is that not every page is giving me an error. I know
>>>>>>>>> News.com doesn't work as well as a few others. When I click on
>>>>>>>>> Windows Update I just get a totally blank white screen as well. I
>>>>>>>>> am running Windows XP Pro SP2 with IE 6 SP2. I have Trend Micro
>>>>>>>>> Internet Security 2005 installed with all updated components. I
>>>>>>>>> have also tried running Ad-Aware and SpyBot but neither turned up
>>>>>>>>> anything.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I would REALLY appreciate any help that anyone could give as I am
>>>>>>>>> becoming fairly nervous that there is something wrong with my
>>>>>>>>> system. Thank you,
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> -Dan Orth
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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Re: Invalid Syntax Error for some pages