I have a personal built desktop PC running Windows 2K 5.0 SP4 on an Asus MB with an AMD Athlon XP 2800+ CPU and 1.5 GB RAM. Irecently developed problem opening two software programs, Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware. Originally I received an error message saying the files could not be located or I didn't have permission to access them. Later, when attempting to open Malwarebytes I receive a pop-up error message saying "Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Runtime Error! Program C:\program files\Malwarebyte's Anti-Malware\mbam.exe Abnormal program termination. " I thought the original issue was virus/malware infection related so I posted in the Malware/Virus Removal section of this board. That recently completed with the system declared clean but I still get the Runtime error message on attempting to run Malwarebytes. I'm also not able to reach the update server for SuperAntiSpyware to download definitions udates. Link to that post & background here: http://www.windowsbbs.com/malware-v...es-superas-will-not-start-run-time-error.html One other strange symptom. When I boot in normal mode, I am not able to see the listings of programs loaded onto my PC in the "Add/Remove" programs portion of the control panel. If I boot into Safe Mode, they will populate and be displayed correctly. This is a recent problem. Any help with resolution appreciated.