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Last updated 20/08/2006

This spyware has been installed by many programmes in the past including:

 

Audio Galaxy
iMesh
Wildcat web optimizer
BeFaster Internet Speed Up Toolkit


Removing Webhancer can kill IE.

http://webhancer.com/support/index.asp?s=31#22


iexplore caused an invalid page fault in module unknown

http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/Q302/5/91.ASP 


Invalid page fault error message when you use Internet Explorer:
http://support.microsoft.com?scid=kb;EN-US;Q826718


Cannot connect to the internet with Webhancer Customer Companion installed:

http://support.microsoft.com?scid=kb;EN-US;Q297682


The "fatal error: could not create socket" error message is displayed when starting Windows:
http://support.microsoft.com?scid=kb;EN-US;Q299964


It causes the following error:

WHAGENT CAUSED AN INVALID PAGE FAULT IN MODULE WSOCK32.DLL


Whagent.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close:
http://support.microsoft.com?scid=kb;EN-US;Q318417

 

To remove it go to Control Panel, Add/Remove programmes.

 
Remove the program.

 

If it does not appear in add/remove programmes, you may find it listed in Task Manager (CTRL, ALT, DEL key combination). Close the program using Task Manager and manually delete it as follows:


1. Empty your C:\temp and/or C:\Windows\Temp directory.
 
2. Delete the directory C:\Program Files\webHancer\ if present.
 

3. Ensure the following files are no longer present on the computer:
 

webhdll.dll
whagent.inf
whInstaller.exe
whInstaller.ini