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    ok when I start my computer up I get a message that says for the title it says c:\program~1\softwa~1\soproc.exe and then it says that windows cannot find `c:\program~1\softwa~1\soproc.exe` make sure that you typed it crrectly and then try again. well I try to search for it and I get nothing. This all happened about a few weeks ago when I got a virius on soproc.exe and i went into safemode and got ride of it and ever since I did that I have been getting this message what can I do

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    ok sorry about that I am running win xp I have a 75 gig hard driveI really don't know that much else abou the computer my step dad built the computer for me and I really don' know what else is on here. if you need any other info please let me know

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    soproc.exe is an advertising program by SoftwareOnline. This process monitors your browsing habits and distributes the data back to the author's servers for analysis. This also prompts advertising popups. This program is a registered security risk and should be removed immediately.
    Go here and follow all the steps http://www.help2go.com/Tutorials/Pro...Hijackers.html . After you've finished, paste your HJT log to this thread. You obviously didn't get rid of it all.