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ynrab

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My friend's computer running XP SP2 has a worm or a virus that he thinks he got from a porn site.
It boots normally then about 10 seconds after the desktop shows up in it reboots with no error messages or blue screen.
It does the exact same thing in safe mode.
I've been searching for info but everything I have found doesn't do it in safe mode.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks
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Ztruker

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Go to the Malware Forum and run all the steps located in the START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own. If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post a HiJackThis Log in THAT forum. If you are unable to run and/or post a HJT log, then post that in your initial post in the topic you create in that forum.

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).
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I tried using a Windows CD to repair XP but it doesn't work.
I'm hoping important files are still there and to put the HD in one of my computers and save them on CD.
Whatever this thing is its it's bad. It doesn't seen to have erased the HD hopefuly it only attacked Windows.
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Definitely backup your data before proceeding. Once you have that, go to the Malware area as I posted above, they will help you clean it up.
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