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Safe Mode Is Not Safe

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#1 uziyah


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Posted 17 August 2008 - 01:34 PM

Howdy, uziyah here in East Texas.
Running Norton AV 2007 w/ frequent Quick scans usually checking 5K-7K files. Now only checking 9-11 files.
Ran Spybot S & D and received "Warning! There were problems in the include file C:\Program Files\Spybot_Search_Destroy\Includes\Trojans.sbi" also in "\TrojansC.sbi".
Reading some of the help info I went into safe mode only to see huge fonts. Not Safe?
Attempted download Spybot160 and received "Error The set-up files are corrupted. Please obtain a new copy of program."
I told it to overwrite my old SSD and now I have NO SSD.
Attempted download SDFix and received "CRC Failed in SDFix\apps\zip.exe".
How does Safe Mode become unsafe? Should I post a HJT log in the appropriate topic?
Thanks...I do not have much hair left on my head to pull out. LOL! Thanks, uziyah

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#2 rigel



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Posted 17 August 2008 - 04:12 PM

Welcome uziyah,

I noticed you have an open HJT log. From this point on, the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

You should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make may cause confusion for the member assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log in the thread titled "Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?".

To avoid confusing, I am closing this topic.

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