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I might have screwed up autorun.inf

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Hi lovely geeks.

I've recently been having problems with the resycled/ autorun.inf virus, and nothing seemed to work. So I thought I'd be clever and just create a new autorun.inf in Notepad which eloquently states "[bleep] YOU VIRUS". Looks like, in a prime example of hubris, I can't load up Windows except in Safe Mode. So, my question is this: what do I do? Should I replace the contents of the file with more meaningful stuff, or just delete the file and let Windows create a new one? I'm worried to carry out any action at all lest I completely FUBAR this situation.

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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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