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I think I've Got A Virus


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ekule

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Hi all,
I recently was talking to a few mates on MSN and got a conversation message that said "Hey Check this picture out" and I clicked the picture and then that's when the [bleep] went down! :whistling:

All the windows popped up and then I CPU usage went to 100% and really bogged down the computer. I then whipped out the WiFi dongle and it sort of settled itself down. I Have been looking on my laptop and found that it's probably called something like the AIM/MySpace virus and really. I haven't got alot to play with... I can only just boot the computer into Safe Mode and when it does, no icons appear and the only way I can get to anything is by ctrl+alt+del and running a process.

I had AVG on my PC but now i can't seem to run it. It says the installation is corrupt and needs to be reinstalled. Just my luck!! :help: I really don't want to have to reinstall everything because I have alot of geaor on there that, not having backed up :blink:, will lose!

I have no problems with diving into the registry or anything becuas my computer is just fked at the moment so I guess I can't fk it anymore than what it already is...

if anyone had any ifo as to what I can do to get it going, much appreciated.

Thanks, Luke.
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Please follow the procedures outlined here: Malware Removal Guide

You will need a PC which can connect to the internet

Run all the programmes as advised then post a current Hijack This Log in a new topic in the Malware Forum

For the purpose of accurate malware analysis, Hijack This Logs are only dealt with in the Malware Forum. Posting them anywhere else will result in a delayed response

If you are unable to run any of the programmes, please ask for advice in the Malware Forum
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