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#1 Alisa


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Posted 10 January 2006 - 11:37 PM

I am trying to run some scans and I try to go into safe mode and I get as far as the log in and the screen is black nothing to click on no desktop nothing if I click enter my computer freezes i am affraid to try msconfig because I may not be able to do anything then, because if I set the computer to open in safe mode I can do nothing but turn it off maually and when I turn it back on it will always come up in safe mode so what do you think is my problem I know I have the winfixer virus that is what I am trying to get rid of I am trying to run ad-aware in safe mode and trojin hunter in safe mode and can't.

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#2 Leurgy


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Posted 14 January 2006 - 09:06 AM

Hello Alisa and welcome to BC.

Are you trying to follow one of our tutorials? If so which one?

Have you run these scans in Normal Mode?

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#3 Kruncher


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Posted 23 January 2006 - 11:49 AM

It sounds like explorer.exe is not launching.
You can always hit Ctrl+Alt+Del to bring up the Task Manager and launch your programs from there (File>New Task (Run...), then click browse).

Hope This Helps.

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Posted 24 January 2006 - 12:32 PM

You can also try and launch explorer.exe from there. It may restore your desktop (depending on what the exact problem is).
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