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#1 linda69

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 07:16 PM

While surfing the net a program has installed to my computer without my acknowledgement. It claimed that i was infected by some w32 and visually it had made itself an icon on my systemtray with baloons juming up and down with text of this dangerous virus. Anyway next it shut down my running firefox, Yahoo/ and Msn messengers. When try to run firefox or internet explorer or chrome all was shut down with message that they was to dangerous to run wih my new w32. AltCtrDel and taskmanager was also shut down However it took maybe .2 of a second and i managed to read that the only running application was called FML.UPDATE. Regedit was shutted down also file explorer. Actually any app. I tried to start up was shutted down. I rebooted my computer at this stage as i was unable to use it. Next computer halt after detecting Ide drives, Same in win safe mode as i never reached this stage. Im now running my computer on an old knoppix cd [linux]. I have searched my disk for FML.UPDATE.exe and similar names but not to be found. I have found indications on that *.lnk files [shortcuts] are by default starting this fake antivirus. As my new viruskiller starts when i emulate windows via linux and execute windows shortcuts. Iguess I need some kind of boot cd that can fully read windows partitions and also give me full acess to windows registry. Unless there is a bootable malware/removing/tool. Is there anyone having a good suggestion? I dont want to reformat and reinstall this disk at this point as i dont want to loose data.

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Posted 04 August 2011 - 08:14 PM

Hello Linda ,I will ask someone that deals with Non booters to look here but Ineed to know the Operating System.
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