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The 2011 problem resolved itself in about 4 months but it seems to have resurfaced. I, along with some others in a previous thread from about a week ago (WFP Errors), are having the same or similar issues. It happened after the October 28 update. In my case, everything is running fine but I'm seeing event log errors similar to yours (different files but the same ones as last year) and when I run SuperAntispyware or Malwarebytes I get a WFP pop up error ( Ehtray ) requesting a CD that I, of course, do not have. If I disable McAfee real time scanning before running the malware scans no WFP errors pop up. The other weird thing is that around the same time as the update, a slew of "system files could not be restored to their origianl versions. The RPC server is unavailable. " things showed up in the event log. I feel reasonably sure that I do not have any malware as repeated, updated scans of McAfee, Malwarebytes, and SuperAntispyware are coming up clean with the exception of some tracking cookies that always show up with SAS. Except for the files that could not be restored message, all other symptoms in my case are EXACTLY as they were last year, same files and all. But some are experiencing (and were last year) graphic problems.
Another thread, "Conflict with Total Protection Update" also may be tied into this mess.
I feel certain that McAfee is involved again. I've not installed any new programs and as I've said, my scans are all clean. If enough people complain, maybe they will look into it. If so, maybe it won't take so long to fix it this year if they look back into how they resolved it last year.
I'm running Windows XP MCE, service pack 3. McAfee, and free versions of SuperAntispyware and Malwarebytes on a Dell XPS400.
Thank you I am glad I am not alone! So hoping there will be a resolution.
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