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#1 brunodobbin

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 02:23 AM

I used combofix to rid yieldmaster trojen from pc,worked ,but was left with not being able to enter safe mode admin.account. it takes my password, hd runs but then stops with no change in screen have to shut down to reset. also still getting yieldmaster cookies but avg is catching them . Any help would be appreciated Thx

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Posted 26 February 2009 - 03:24 AM

You have just experienced why we suggest that Combofix not be used unless under the supervision of the trained HJT team members.

Try performing a repair installation.

Note: The system repair function will remove any updates you have previously installed that are not included on the CD. Drivers will also be reverted to their original XP versions, as well as some settings (network & performance settings may sometimes be reset to their defaults). It may be necessary to reactivate your Windows XP as well. When finished, you will have to download all of the updates from Microsoft Windows Update, because they are all replaced during repair.

Boot the computer from the XP CD. You may need to change boot order in the BIOS so that the CD-ROM is the first device in the boot order.

When you see the "Welcome To Setup" screen, you will see the options below

This portion of the Setup program prepares Microsoft
Windows XP to run on your computer:

To setup Windows XP now, press ENTER.

To repair a Windows XP installation using Recovery Console, press R.

To quit Setup without installing Windows XP, press F3.

Press Enter to start the Windows Setup.

To setup Windows XP now and Repair Install , press ENTER.
You do not want to choose "To repair a Windows XP installation using the Recovery Console, press R.

Accept the License Agreement and Windows will search for existing Windows installations.

Select the XP installation you want to repair from the list and press R to start the repair. If Repair isn't one of the option end the installation, this will mean that you will need to do a fresh installation of XP.

The repair will copy the necessary files to the hard drive and reboot, the repair installation will continue after the reboot.

After you get the operating system repaired I would suggest posting a topic in the Am I Infected forum.

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