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downadup worm has really screwed my computer up

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#1 bluberry


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Posted 12 April 2009 - 07:29 AM

:thumbsup: I've always kept my antivirus , spyware , windows up date programms up-to-date but unfortunetly it still managed somehow to infect my pc ..
AVG picked up the worm .. yet i was still unable to update programs.. i thought i was doing the right thing by rebooting in safe mode but it locked me out of windows start up ..in normal mode and safe mode i get this message...
winlogon.exe-unable to locate component...this application failed to start because msybivebapu.dll was not found.Reinstalling the application may fix this.
i created a few rescue disks but none of them will boot up .. i went into the bios and changed the setting to boot from cd but it didnt work .
is there any hope ?
Thankyou .

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 07:37 AM

If you cannot bootup in normal or safe mode as a result of a malware infection, then your options are limited. You may be able to use a Windows XP bootable Floppy Disk to boot from a diskette instead of your hard drive. If your hard drive's boot sector or Windows' basic boot files have been corrupted, this disk will circumvent the problem and boot you into Windows. If you don't have an emergency boot floppy, you may be able to use one created on another PC running Windows XP but there's no guarantee that it will boot your machine.Another option is to create a Bootable CD:These are links to Antivirus vendors that offer free LiveCD or Rescue CD files that are used to boot from for repair of unbootable and damaged systems, rescue data, scan the system for virus infections. All (except Avira) are in the ISO Image file format. Avira uses an EXE that has built-in CD burning capability.If you are not sure how to burn an image, please read How to write a CD/DVD image or ISO. If you need a FREE utility to burn the ISO image, download and use ImgBurn.
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#3 bluberry

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Posted 12 April 2009 - 12:33 PM

Hi :thumbsup: many many thanks for you reply...i ran Avira..it found 4 trojans but was unable to delete or rename them ..
F-Secure was unable to scan,it failed to mount... i typed in the command it gave on their website http://www.f-secure.com/linux-weblog/ but i was left with the command i typed in ,nothing happened ...
i have tried to burn Bitdefender and Kaspersky but to be honest i don't know if im doing it right ( i downloaded ImgBurn) and when i click on isolinux.bin it says its an invalid or unsupported image file format.. hmm was this the right file to click.
Once again many thanks for you replies and help.

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