wHEN I FIRST LOG ONTO my screename for windows xp, i get a box saying

error loading C:/windows/downloaded program files/Bridge.

the specific module could not be found.

then there is an hour glass next to the arrow(sometimes flashing+not when anything is loading).

when i log off i get

the application failed to initialize because the window station is shutting down


WTOOLSA.EXE-DLL initialization failed.

please help end this annoyance

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Last Post by DMR

Have you recent installed or uninstalled anything?

You could also try this little program to clear up the problem, but I will still look into the issue when I get off work.

This Little Program :p


Try doing a search for "bridge.dll" in the forum. This topic has been discussed a number of times.

I believe the general concensus here is that "Bridge" is related in some way or other to spyware...


I believe the general concensus here is that "Bridge" is related in some way or other to spyware...

Yeah, it definitely is. It's at least related to the Golden Palace/Gold Casino" malware packages, might be a component of other malicious programs as well.

Moving to the Security forum- you'll find the fix for the bridge.dll problem in many of the threads there.


what did u do to get rid of this problem i have the same problemm man... iam just exsausted... i have done everything to try to fix.. it but i can''t what can i do.. man what have u done to fix it well. reply back if u have a solution.. for me.. thankz bye



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