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Old 01-09-2006, 08:08 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Also, if you don't want to lose everything then i suggest downloading AV from free-av.com. I think if it is a virus it's disableing the Norton on purpose. Boot up in safe mode with network support to download AV and then run it. Also recommend running ad-aware and spybot.
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Old 01-09-2006, 08:30 AM   #12 (permalink)
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reformat, and before you connect to the internet, get the lastest verison of AVG, Spywareblaster, spybot search and destroy and adware SE personnel. Then install them using a removable media, then connect to the internet with windows firewall on.
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ste's suggestion is good because those first few unprotected minutes many people spend on the net after a clean install is enough to get a worm. nobody likes worms, especially me right now. i just spent about 4-5 hours killing one manually.

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Start in safe mode (hit F8 on boot-up) and run hijack this, see if you can get it to open.

If you can, post the log here.
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also post a new thread with the hi-jack this log in the subforum for logs. the guys that frequent there may be able to help as well.
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