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I think I may have a virus


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#1 Sega Dude

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:06 PM

Since yesterday Windows 7 won't boot. It just hangs at a black screen with a cursor. After sitting on for about 10 mins, it reboot by itself. Attempting to boot into safe mode results in an immedate reboot after the welcome screen. I tried to start explorer.exe via new task in task manager and it never started. I also tried to run regedit and it froze the computer. I say Windows 7 won't boot because I also have Windows 8 and Ubuntu and they both work OK. Is this a virus?

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:11 PM

I will ask someone to look at this. It may take 24 hours.

Edited by boopme, 28 April 2012 - 10:11 PM.

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Posted 03 May 2012 - 01:36 AM

Hello, have you tried a Startup Repair? In order to launch that, tap F8 until the Advanced Boot Options come up and select Repair Windows.

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