IE 8 and all recent MS security patches installed
Ubuntu installed for dual-boot
Mcafee antivirus has been disabled by malware.
on startup, after login (both regular and safe mode) I get only a black screen.
can run task-mgr.
through task-mgr can browse and search to get desktop to return.
Internet Explorer getting a lot of redirects through "windowsclick".
Cannot install malwarebytes - freezes about 55% into install, even when renaming the .exe (processes keep popping up an mbam.exe during setup as well as mbam-setup.exe[tmp])
Dell computer from 2005 does not come with a Windows OS disk.
Symantec's Vundo removal tool finds no instances of vundo.
first noticed issues with mouse driver... optical mouse, light would turn off and mouse stopped working. removed and replaced driver and mouse, problem fixed. About 3 days later, booted to black screen.