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Trojan Virus Acting As Administrator


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#1 rapid.ascent

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Posted 01 April 2008 - 10:03 PM

Hello...my first time posting here, so here goes.

I think my computer has a trojan virus. I've never had a virus before, but right now I think something is 'acting' as an administrator. I've restarted my computer a least 50 times in the last few hours, to no avail.

When I log on, it goes to my desktop background & desktop icons. Within a matter of seconds (5-10) everything on my screen disappears - I mean EVERYTHING - icons, & the start menu. I cannot do anything from there.

I cannot access the internet on my computer, currently I am on a public computer & thought I'd post here for help.

Please help!!

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Posted 02 April 2008 - 10:53 AM

What OS (Win 2K, XPsp1, XPsp2, Vista) are you using? What type of anti-virus are you using? Have you performed any anti-spyware scans? Have you tried doing your scans in "Safe Mode"?

Have you tried using "Last Known Good Configuration" or System Restore from a command prompt in Safe Mode to return to a previous state before your problems began?
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