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Computer Not Running Explorer.exe


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#1 gazymo

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Posted 30 December 2006 - 11:57 PM

I booted up in safe mode after getting something on my computer that was spamming ppl on my msn with
bogus site links that were really a program to spread a keylogger presumably, so I removed all of it manually,
but when I booted it back up normally explorer.exe refuses to run, even using task manager to try and run
it doesnt work, dont think I missed anything but help is appreciated.

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Posted 31 December 2006 - 03:36 PM

Please go to the Secuity section of the forum and post under "Am I infected..." With details of what was happening, what you did, and what your system is like now. If you had the kind of problem I think you did, it is very unlikely that you have completely removed the malware. This should be your top priority. Please follow the excellent advice you will find in Security and your computer will get back to normal.
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Posted 01 January 2007 - 02:36 AM

Welcome to BC gazymo :thumbsup:

I suggest you follow the directions in this guide. Then create an HJT log, you will find the directions in the guide.

Create a new topic in this forum, not here and give it a good descriptive title. Briefly summarize what the problems are, what you have done to try to solve it, and what worked and didn't work and paste in your HJT log.

After you post your log, DO NOT make any further changes to your computer: deleting files, editing the registry, using special fix tools, installing or uninstalling software etc. as this will make it more difficult for the HJT team to help you.

Please be patient as the HJT team is very busy. DO NOT bump your log as the team may think that someone is already helping you. If you have not had a response in five days, add a response to the five days no response topic and paste in the link to your thread.

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