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Getting out of Windows Safe Mode


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#1 the_spoofer

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 02:44 PM

Ok so here's my situation.

A few weeks back I was surfing the internet, on Windows XP, on Firefox and I got a trojan horse. My friend helped me get back into Windows under safe mode. There, he was able to download Ubuntu with Linux to a USB stick for me. I have been using Ubuntu to keep up with things I couldn't do under Windows Safe Mode. Now though, I need to try and get Windows back to normal. With some help from this site, I was able to download and install a superantispyware program on Windows in Safe Mode. I believe that may have removed the trojan horse. To be sure though, I must get back into Windows out of Safe Mode. I've tried everything that the internet has been able to tell me to do but I can't seem to get out of it. Every time I boot into Windows, it just reverts back into Safe Mode.

I would really appreciate it if ANYONE out there could help me get out of Safe Mode.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 04:58 PM

See if you can copy the Boot.ini file into the USB, then open it in Notepad and post its contents. The Boot.ini file is located in the root directory of the hard drive, usualy c:\.

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Posted 06 March 2011 - 10:15 PM

How did your friend access Safe Mode, msconfig?

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