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Windows 7 startup repair at start everytime


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#1 xtheprokx

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Posted 13 December 2012 - 03:16 PM

Hi!
My computer restarted after I clicked on an .exe file (i think that was a virus) and after restarted, windows startup repair came up and after it finished it showed it couldn't repair windows. But i can tap F8 at start to bring up advanced startup options, but it's not working: either if i click start safe mode, normal mode etc. the startup repair comes up! Please help me!

Edited by Orange Blossom, 14 December 2012 - 12:17 PM.
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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 11:41 AM

Since this appears to have been caused by an infection, I'm reporting this topic to those who specialize in problems of this nature caused by malware.

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#3 Farbar

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Posted 14 December 2012 - 12:07 PM

Hello xtheprokx,

Welcome to the forum.

We will remove the infection, boot normally and bring the system back to full functionality. Please refrain from doing any fix or making any changes to the system from now on until we are done unless you decide you can do the rest on your own. Thank you.

  • Please download Farbar Recovery Scan Tool and save it to a flash drive.

    Note: You need to run the version compatibale with your system. If you are not sure which version applies to your system download both of them and try to run them. Only one of them will run on your system, that will be the right version.

    Plug the flashdrive into the infected PC.
  • If you are using Windows 8 consult How to use the Windows 8 System Recovery Environment Command Prompt to enter System Recovery Command prompt.

    If you are using Vista or Windows 7 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.
    • Use the arrow keys to select the 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 an click Next.

    Note: In case you can not enter System Recovery Options by using F8 method, you can use Windows installation disc, or make a repair disc. Any Windows installation disc or a repair disc made on another computer can be used.
    To make a repair disk on Windows 7 consult: http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/2083-system-repair-disc-create.html


    To enter System Recovery Options by using Windows installation disc:
    • Insert the installation disc.
    • Restart your computer.
    • If prompted, press any key to start Windows from the installation disc. If your computer is not configured to start from a CD or DVD, check your BIOS settings.
    • Click Repair your computer.
    • 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

    Once in the 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 (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) on the flash drive. Please copy and paste it to your reply.
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Edited by Farbar, 14 December 2012 - 12:09 PM.


#4 Farbar

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Posted 18 December 2012 - 04:14 PM

This thread will now be closed due to lack of activity.

If you need this topic reopened, please send me a Private Message and I will reopen it for you.

If you should have a new issue, please start a new topic.

Every one else should start a new topic.




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