Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

XPAntivirus, then scanned, then rebooted, now won't work


  • Please log in to reply

#1
beatthediese

beatthediese

    New Member

  • Member
  • Pip
  • 3 posts
I returned to my computer after lunch today and there was some malware that came out of nowhere calling itself "Xp Antivirus" and claiming that I had some 600 viruses that needed attention. I knew that it was obviously fake so I researched and downloaded from superspyware.com to get rid of it just based on recommendations that i had read. i ran the scan in that program and fixed the files. Then it said I needed to reboot for it to take effect. So I rebooted.

Now here's my problem:

It brings up the login box, i put the password in, click ok and it starts loading my settings and then immediately logs off. The same happens in safe mode as well. I'm looking for my windows disc (with no luck thus far).

Can any of you guys offer me any advice?? I'm a musicians and I have tons of home demos on my harddrive that I was stupid enough not to backup and i CAN'T lose them!!

Thanks a ton!!!
-Adam
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
jt1990

jt1990

    Member 1K

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 1,519 posts
Go to The Malware Section. People will be able to help you there.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP