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With a little care I have killed every virus I have ever found and the poor end user is left with a PC that he is used to - not a Back to top #3 don77 don77 Forum Regular Members 3,212 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Boston Mass Local time:12:40 AM Posted 18 April 2008 - 09:55 PM Topic Closed Duplicate PostPlease don't Robbie is currently studying at MIT in the System Design and Management program. Your cache administrator is webmaster. http://tagnabit.net/infected/infected-suspect-notebook-exe-has-something-to-do-with-it-can-t-install-run-mal.php

It can also save time over long, arduous slog of cleaning an infected PC and triple-checking it. faustius 8.09.2009 07:46 Ohh, and here's the Kaspersky anti-virus screenshot (yes its a trial version, but I am going to purchase it now that I can install it). Millions use Linux every day. It can use its access to transmit your personal data, credit card numbers, and passwords over the Internet. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/141627/infected-cant-install-sp2-help/

A few hours spent tracking and removing the virus is far better, in my view, and most of that time will be the antivirus scans running. There are many excellent programs that you can purchase. Backing up and disk images are fine for companies and smart users, not for Mr.

Over the next couple of days, you'll probably pick up on most of the things you initially missed. A reinstall will not help you with Allureon and similar which create a small partition on the HDD. (the drive would have to repartitioned.) An hour of smart virus removal will It's the thrill of the fight, too. and it ran fine.

There is one additional video tutorial which is not part of the set but may be useful.

November 24, 2014 Ian Bonallack I can't believe this article, nor half the replies!! Back up your data to another computer or drive using a usb to sata cable. This is an iso that you have to burn to a CD and boot your PC with that CD. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/can-t-install-sp2-549032/ It's a good idea to eye and .exe files with suspicion if they came from an infected computer.

buy some new spark plugs.You don't just change the engine and gearbox.

November 22, 2014 Neb Or install Linux of your choice and never worry about infected computer, ever again.

November Have those files checked by a trusted (and up-to-date) antimalware product running on a known-clean system before restoring them to your recovered system. How do I install it if I can't get to the internet? by R.

Still maybe worth a shot though. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-update/cant-run-any-anti-virus-software-after-an/79dfc112-0d85-4f4f-b721-4abb50ba33b1 Now re-enter all my usernames and password (for God's sake use LASTPASS).And what about all that free GiveAwayoftheDay stuff - the registration is lost. Bill #8 bsobel, Nov 18, 2004 ActuaryTm Diamond Member Joined: Mar 30, 2003 Messages: 6,854 Likes Received: 0 Network Installation of SP2 can be found here. Is there a certain version that I should be installing. 3.

This way, if you actually got infected before you made your last image and didn't notice until just today, you still have an older copy that's clean to restore from. http://tagnabit.net/infected/infected-isp-says-so-i-don-t-see-it.php Discussions cover Windows installation, driver problems, crashes, upgrading, service packs, and other Windows Vista-related questions.Real-Time ActivityMy Tracked DiscussionsFAQsPoliciesModerators Resolved Question Can't install SP2??? Schroeder one2busy: My first post....Just a thought....would restoring using the recovery partition remove any rootkit that may be lingering on the boot partition? Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List

Software keys, I keep backed up separately on a USB drive and/or in the cloud. Finding those other programs and getting them installed and configured on the new (or newly nuked) PC can be a challenge as many have already mentioned. After a few weeks, and catching a few of the more obscure items along the way, it should be as if the whole thing had never happened. weblink So the program that's supposed to tell me why Kaspersky anti-virus won't work, isn't working.So at this point, I'm pretty much stumped.

However, saving those documents to an external medium is usually very easy with a live Linux CD or this little USB tool I made myself. solved Transferring skyrim to one computer to another for clean Install Clean install problems, probably simple fixes solved Computer reboots to safe mode after clean install of Windows 10 solved My The spyware that you told Spywareblaster to set the "kill bit" for won't be a hazard to you any longer.

reinstall and get nowhere in your life ...

November 22, 2014 Bruce Benson First I agree that nuking and reinstalling is a pain.

It's usually not a good idea to do this -- just reinstall Windows and start over. Get geeky trivia, fun facts, and much more. It can infect various system files. After a few 3 - 5 hour missions trying to save people's boxes, I realised the truth: going down the rabbit hole is a fool's errand.

To learn more and to read the lawsuit, click here. Schroeder I think system images are the best way to protect yourself against all sorts of mishaps. As for making sure you have all your software installed and you've got the keys, that's just a matter of maintaining your system documentation and supporting files. check over here if you get infected then the malware by default inherits the same permissions that you have for your user account.

This takes more and more time, and you'll never be 100 percent sure everything is gone, and your system is completely secure. Years ago I was using Norton GhostPE with Windows 98. This takes a bit of time, but perhaps not as much as you'd think -- especially if you have good backups. Help please...PS CHKDSK always tries to fix a bad index entry under the name of tquery.dll.mui, but the bad entry reappears at the next CHKDSK.

Just Nuke it and Reinstall Windows Some people spend hours -- maybe even days -- trying to clean an infected Windows system and ensuring it's actually clean and safe afterward. This may seem like a daunting task, especially if you don't have good backups of your important files. As a result, IT professionals and system administrators will find it a great day-to-day reference. They had me keep it plus the image disk.

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You can actually use password managers like KeePass or LastPass (whose data you should be backing up anyway) to track your registration codes as well. If you're running Windows XP, that of course includes the Service Pack 2! There are some well known security bugs with (Microsoft) Java VM which are exploited regularly by browser hijackers. 3.) Open IE and go to Internet Options > Security > Internet, then Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Can't install SP2???

Infected & Can't Install Sp2 Help! It takes 15 minutes or so. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 1, 2011 9:46 AM PST In reply to: ?? Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers.

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