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Critical System Files - INFECTED

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#1 CarlosM


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Posted 19 August 2010 - 01:13 AM

My AVG Antivirus Resident Shield recently popped up saying the following files were infected:


I know these are critical system files and it says so. Therefore, they cannot be uninfected or else it might damage the computer. The only solution I had was to run the WINNT32.EXE (/cmdcon) installer from the C:\WINDOWS\I386 folder so I could install the Recovery Console. I am now able to use it from startup and everything but once I enter the Administrator password I have no idea how to proceed. I had tried the SFC.EXE /SCANNOW solution, but since I don't have the XP Service Pack 3 Installation Disk with me, this won't work. I don't know how to use the Recovery Console commands, so does anyone know how I can replace the corrupted and infected system files listed above with their original version? This is really important and any good help soon would be greatly appreciated!

Edited by CarlosM, 19 August 2010 - 01:17 AM.

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