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I think it may be a trojan virus

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Tyson bold

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Okay so i will start off by saying i have a Dell Lattitude D600, i bought it refurbished. When i bought it it seemed to run fine all of my applications worked and it ran fairly fast. A couple of months after i got it i ran into some problems with my computer running slow and AVG would always send a warning message to me saying i had a "trojan horse threat" i would always click "fix" and then i would just not worry about it but then it started happening more and every time i opened internet explorer it would redirect me to some random site saying that i have a virus and i need to get rid of it now and i always just exited it and used Firefox instead. But after a while these problems got worse and worse every time i would turn on my laptop. It escalated to the point where when i start up my laptop it loads only the desktop background and nothing else. I found that if i hit"ctrl + alt + del" then hit "new task" and type in "system restore" it says that system restore cannot be found but it somehow causes all my applications and stuff to load. Still when i click on an application like "disk defragmenter" or "system restore" it will not load. Also i should say that when i start it up in safe mode it freezes in this screen with a bunch of coding all over the screen.

Hopefully i can find a solution to this soon
thank you.

Edited by Tyson bold, 28 September 2008 - 12:57 PM.

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Please go to the malware forum and follow the instructions at the top....Especially the CLICK HERE.

That will give you several steps that will help you clean up 70 percent of all problems by yourself. If at the end of the process you are still having difficulty--and you may not be-- then post a hijackthis log in THAT forum.
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