I've searched around to see if another thread could answer my question, however, there seems to be many similar threads each giving slightly different advice so hopefully someone can help me with what to do in my specific case.
Previously Avira detected an infection in explorer.exe (TR/Patched.Gen) and I moved the file to quarantine as advised. I restarted my PC to find that when I logged in windows no longer worked and I was just presented with a black screen, task manager ect still worked. I then did a system restore to get windows running again and now I'm back to square one with the explorer.exe still infected.
I've tried a few different antivirus tools (Norton says the explorer.exe is infected with Trojan.Bamital, I assume this is the same infection with a different name) and most say I have around 50 infections including wininit.exe also being infeccted with TR/Patched.Gen.
I can delete most of the files without problem I assume so my question is how do I clean the infected files that are essential for windows to run?
Any help would be really appreciated. Thanks in advance for replies