If you got “themed32.dll not found” message during Windows startup – you was infected by “Themed32″ trojan.
Your computer could not boot because after clicking OK you will get the same error from Wininit.exe and your computer will hang.
Recently your antivirus detected and remove %SysDir%\themed32.dll.
VirusTotal Report: themed32.dll
The problem is that your antivirus does not good the cleaning.
Themed32 virus infects system DLL “%SysDir%\uxtheme.dll“.
It changes the import table of the uxtheme.dll for auto loading the Themed32.DLL.
The Themed32 virus uses this method for auto starting with Windows system.
The simple way for resolving the problem: use boot CD.
The good choice is “RegRun Warrior“.
You will find the “%SysDir%\uxtheme.dll~RF5bac.TMP” (or with similar name) backed up by virus .
Rename “uxtheme.dll~RF5bac.TMP” to the “uxtheme.dll”.
The Warrior boot CD includes the best file manager (Far Manager) that automatically displays hidden files.
Restart your computer and continue your good day!
I use UnHackMe for cleaning ads and viruses from my friend's computers, because it is extremely fast and effective.
1. Download UnHackMefor free UnHackMe removes Adware/Spyware/Unwanted Programs/Browser Hijackers/Search Redirectors from your PC easily.
UnHackMe is compatible with most antivirus software.
UnHackMe is 100% CLEAN, which means it does not contain any form of malware, including adware, spyware, viruses, trojans and backdoors. VirusTotal (0/56).
System Requirements: Windows 2000-Windows 8.1/10 32 or 64-bit. UnHackMe uses minimum of computer resources.
2. Double click on UnHackMe_setup.exeYou will see a confirmation screen with verified publisher: Greatis Software.
Once UnHackMe has installed has installed the first Scan will start automatically
3. Carefully review the detected threats!Click Remove button or False Positive.