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malwarebytes/openfreely conflict?


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#1 acrasia27

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 12:30 PM

My computer was running slowly, so I thought I might have picked up some malware, even though I have the standard Windows 7 stuff. I read some reviews for free malware removal programs, and settled on malwarebytes. About a month prior to this, in an attempt to find a way to open some of the weird-ass filenames sent to me by my students, I downloaded openfreely. When malwarebytes ran today, it found 3 files: openfreely/1296... I didn't make the connection then with the program I had downloaded earlier. I restarted the computer to remove these, and...
...and everything went to bleep.
Specifically, the computer will not stay on now, not in safe mode, not in Ubuntu (my hard drive's partitioned), not in Windows (7), not even in BIOS. I don't even get the blue screen of death. It's odd because it will seem to start in any of these areas, get a little ways into the startup process, and then the screen goes black. I am clueless. Anyone ever heard of this happening before?

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Posted 30 September 2012 - 05:20 PM

Hi, and welcome to BC!! :thumbsup:

Are you saying that you cannot successfully boot into any mode at all right now? When booting into normal mode, do you see a blue screen (with white lettering) flash quickly on the screen before restarting?

Do you have your original Windows Installation CD/DVD available?

And one last compound question: Do you have the use of a flashdrive? And/Or the ability to burn a CD from another computer?

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Posted 03 October 2012 - 05:10 PM

Hello again,

Are you still with us? :)

This is a 3-Day Bump! If you still wish to receive help please follow the instructions in my last post.

If you do not respond in another 48 hours, I will be forced to close this topic!

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Posted 05 October 2012 - 06:25 PM

Due to the lack of feedback, this topic is now closed.In the event you still have problems, please send me or any Moderator a Private Message and ask them to reopen this topic within the next 5 days. Please include a link to your topic in the Private Message. Thank you.




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