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Rogues cause Computer to not boot


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#1 simpsonman3000

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 01:29 AM

I recently upgraded to XP SP3. I then apparently got some Rogue Antiviruses in my computer and now, all of a sudden, the computer does not boot past the wallpaper. When I try to boot into Safe Mode, it does no go past the black screen with the 4 corners saying "Safe Mode".

I cannot do a restore because neither of these things work.

I was thinking of using a program called UBCD4Win to create a recovery disk with a virus scanner in it.

Any suggestions?

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#2 OldGrumpyBastard

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Posted 08 April 2009 - 05:45 AM

Ultimate Boot Disk may indeed allow you to boot and fix some (if not all) of your problems...

http://www.majorgeeks.com/UBCD4Win_d5710.html

Once you are able to boot properly I would strongly suggest that you open up a new topic here:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/f/103/am-i-infected-what-do-i-do/

Follow their expert advice in the removal of any remaining malware problems...
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