basically i had gotten the google redirect virus in which i used, s&d, avg, and symanitc to try to find, neither of them found any infected files, so i looked to alternative means (the redirect virus constantly flooded me with malware when browsing google >.>) i found a tutorial on combofix here and yeah like an idiot i ignored the disclaimer. basically when i went to run it my computer crashed about right after it finished scanning, wasn't a blue screen just a hard reboot. upon restarting combofix left a log and seemed to be fine... untill i realised that any program that used net framework, and many other programs on my start up just trashed out and all crashed, and to make matters worse my internet doedsnt work, but its very strange. no programs work for it or browser, and a cmd ping returns no host (lan works ofc). the strange thing is i still have one program on that computer that still works online, skype.. in which i can chat log in and do whatever... which proves that the internet itself is not messed up. i tried repairing and system restoring and for soem reason when i pick any restore point it restarts completes and then says failed right as it reboots "no changes were made"
like i said im an idiot, and ill probally have to reformat which isn't a big deal, but is there any other way to either undo or restore my computers original settings? because this seems more like some kind of reg problem than anything... (can post log but rules say not to, and frankly i know that this is not really a good place to ask this i just want to know if theres any alternaties to reformatting) thanks in advance.. (Sorry for horrible typing, im on a laptop right now)
Edited by magmia, 19 July 2010 - 05:08 PM.