Posted 18 January 2007 - 09:50 PM
I have downloaded F-Secure DOS Virus Scanner, but am having problem booting the cd rom in dos, as the disk is not bootable
Can you boot the computer at all? Safe mode, maybe? (Forget trying to boot it from a security program cd!)
Do you have XP Home or Pro? Do you have a genuine XP disk?
I can't open regedit or cmd
When did you first notice this behavior? What operation were you trying to perform when these commands became unavailable? Are there other problems with the system, or other missing commands?
I have tried countless ways of trying to restore my computer, but all have failed
Can you be more descriptive of what you have already tried?
Do you have anti virus software on your computer, and did you run any scans, on or offline? Do you know for sure that a virus is causing regedit and cmd not to work? Do other .exe programs work, assuming you can still boot the computer?
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