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Windows 7 won't boot after running TDSSKiller


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#1 Monster00

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 03:23 PM

Hello, I am a new member, and not terribly good with computers. But I stumbled on this site when I was infected with the S.M.A.R.T. HDD virus. I ran through some steps in one of the posts and it seemed I was able to remove the virus. Prior to doing this I was getting Google redirects, and this was no longer happening. After two days though, I got a message that looked similar to the S.M.A.R.T. HDD virus because it said my system was under virus attack, and it looked like another program that you would have to purchase a cure. So I shut down my computer, intending to try to start it in safe mode. Now, it will not start up in safe mode or normal mode at all.

One forum post which sounds similar to the problems I have is: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic443562.html

I don't know if I can do anything to fix my PC, but I would be very grateful for any help I can get.

Edited by hamluis, 07 June 2012 - 03:51 PM.
Moved from XP to Am I Infected - Hamluis.


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#2 JSntgRvr

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Posted 07 June 2012 - 05:37 PM

Hi and :welcome:

Lets give it a try. You will need a USB Flash drive.

For x32 (x86) bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.
For x64 bit systems download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool x64 and save it to a flash drive.

If you already have FRST, this is a new version I need you to use.

Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.

Enter System Recovery Options.

To enter System Recovery Options from the Advanced Boot Options:
  • Restart the computer.
  • As soon as the BIOS is loaded begin tapping the F8 key until Advanced Boot Options appears.
  • Click on Repair your computer menu item.
  • Select US as the keyboard language settings, and then click Next.
  • Select the operating system you want to repair, and then click Next.
  • Select your user account and click Next.
On the System Recovery Options menu you will get the following options:

Startup Repair
System Restore
Windows Complete PC Restore
Windows Memory Diagnostic Tool
Command Prompt

  • Select Command Prompt
  • In the command window type in notepad and press Enter.
  • The notepad opens. Under File menu select Open.
  • Select "Computer" and find your flash drive letter and close the notepad.
  • In the command window type e:\frst.exe (for x64 bit version type e:\frst64) and press Enter
    Note: Replace letter e with the drive letter of your flash drive.
  • The tool will start to run.
  • When the tool opens click Yes to disclaimer.
  • Press Scan button.
  • It will make a log (FRST.txt) in the flash drive. Please copy and paste it to your reply.

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#3 JSntgRvr

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Posted 21 September 2012 - 07:38 PM

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