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Cannot run Windows XP except on safe mode, no internet :(

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#1 wingmaker


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Posted 18 February 2010 - 11:09 PM

Hi All,

I'm new to this forum... not happy to be here but thankful there's a place like this to get assistance... :thumbsup:

The only reason I'm able to get online and post to this forum is thanks to my MAC... :flowers:

I have the same problem as darlinho only it seems I have to open a new thread for the same problem... :trumpet:

What I've done thus far was to run:
(from the Advanced Options Menu)
- Debugging mode (same issue)
- Last Known Good Configuration (same issue)
- Safe Mode (works but no internet on safe mode)

And Repair on Windows installation using Recovery Console, ran chkdsk /r

None of those have resolved the issue. Is there anything else I can do?

I'm thinking the computer is infected. :huh: My antivirus software is avast and AVG, firewall is ZoneAlarm... :inlove:

I reckon I can download software on the MAC, send to ext HD, then install on PC since the PC can't access the internet...

Many thanks in advance...


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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 20 February 2010 - 12:51 PM


To avoid confusion, I have deleted your duplicate topics.

Now that you have posted a log here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/297199/rogueinstaller-found-with-malwarebytes/ 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 ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

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.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are EXTREMELY 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.

Please be patient. It may take several days to get a response but your log will be reviewed and answered as soon as possible. I advise checking your topic once a day for responses as the e-mail notification system is unreliable.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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