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Safety Center preventing XP repair from completing

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#1 cawthor


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Posted 12 April 2010 - 09:43 PM

So a friend asked me to look at their computer as it wouldn't even boot up. I'm attempting to do an XP repair (not recovery console) with the XP disk. Everything looks good and it goes through the first 5 mins of the windows reinstall / repair. Then a Security Center bogus 'System Warning' pops-up preventing it going any further (saying 'your computer may be infected with spyware...blah blah). Any ideas on how to get around this without a re-format? Rebooting the computer goes straight back into the start-up / install process and the same thing happens.

Thanks in advance for any assistance!

Edited by Pandy, 13 April 2010 - 12:11 AM.
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#2 cawthor

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Posted 13 April 2010 - 11:22 AM

Sorry, initially logged this in the wrong forum.

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Posted 15 April 2010 - 02:21 AM

Hello, please let me know if you still need help.

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