Windows 7 RunDLL Error on Startup

On Startup, I get a RunDLL error that reads: "There was a problem starting c:\windows\system32\kfaugcm\shim64_sqzdgv.dll The specified module could not be found."  I've tried searching for 'shim64_sqzdgv.dll' in regedit and in the primary (c:) drive in general but to no avail.  The system otherwise seems to work fine but it's annoying that I can't clear this error (when I acknowledge it by clicking 'ok', it just reappears).  Does anyone have an idea on how I can clear this error or at least make the error message stop appearing?
 

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Last updated June 19, 2019 Views 67,486 Applies to:
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You appear to have some residual reference to a virus or spyware program that your virus scanner disabled. Here is how you can find out what it is:
- Click Start
- Type the word msconfig into the Search box and press Enter
- Untick every tick mark under the Startup tab.
- Click the Services tab, then tick the box that hides the Microsoft services.
- Untick every remaining tick mark.
- Physically disconnect the machine from the Internet.
- Reboot in Normal Mode.
- If this fixes the problem, restore the tick marks in groups of 4 until you find the culprit, then leave it unticked.
- Restore your Internet connection when finished.

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