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#1 levco101

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 06:59 PM

I re-posted this with a more exact title.

Win XP home, Del inspiron B130 laptop. Appeared to be infected with malware.
It displayed the symptoms listed in your fake Microsoft Security Essentials section. I ran Superantispyware and removed all the entries, I thought, Trojan fake, etc..
Now the computer will boot to the windows welcome screen both in safe-mode and normal. It will not open any user
accounts.
I changed the boot order, and tried to run from the Del recovery CD and a Win XP home CD. The Del recovery disk did
not work, run. With the Win XP Home CD, the computer will boot to the windows welcome screen, both in safe-mode and normal. It will not open any user accounts. It will not allow me to fix or change anything.
Also, the boot option to safe mode with the command prompt does not work.
I want to reinstall the operating system.
Thanks,
Stan

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Posted 07 October 2010 - 01:48 AM

Hi Stan, and sorry for the delay.

At this point, do you still want to recover any data from your system, or do you just want to reformat straight away?

regards, Elise


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