Saturday, May 20, 2006


I can cut, copy, and paste once again in my preferred internet browser, Firefox.

I knew it wasn't a problem with the browser itself (I swear, I never doubted you, Foxy), it was an outside virus only (seemingly) tinkering with the copy clipboard in Firefox. How annoying. Jerks.

Hiding your virus in a program called "advertismen" wasn't exactly the most subtle course of action (then again, maybe it was just a red herring, and a larger problem lies bubbling under the surface of my operating system).

Thankfully, the internet is more beneficial than it is harmful, and googling files ("pushow99.dll" in this case) really helped.

I would like to thank the following sites for making the following pasted links in this post available:

Major Geeks Forums
Grisoft, home of AVG, and now...

(You don't know how valuable "ctrl + c" and "ctrl + v" is until you go without.)

Edit: Check out this guy's solution to the problem, if you are experiencing it too. (It is apparently mostly from bad P2P network files...)

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