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And thank you for taking the time to read this message. a couple days ago I was using my Windows XP laptop to watch entourage online at suddelny my AVG Tray closed by itself and i got unexcpected pop-ups as well as 3 new shortcuts on my desktop that where something like "yourporn.com". I immediatley thought that I have a virus so I googled the symptoms and came across a forum that said that what i had was spyware and to get rid of it i would need spyware removal software. Obeying the command i ran spyware software at full scan and it displayed a report of 100+ spywares I clicked to delete them but then I got a dialog that said that a few of them could'nt be deleted. Not thinking much about it I continued using my laptop the same until yesterday I came home from lunch and noticed that my laptop was shut down. When I tried opening it it gave me the "your computer was unexcpectedley shut down" so i chose to start it normally and thats when I got the "STOP: C0000221 Unknown Hard Error" and below it it also stated "Unknown Hard Error". Then I tried restarting it and it still came up with the same BSOD and when i tried starting it in safe mode it gave me the "A problem has been detected and windows has..." and below it it stated "*** STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC0000005,0x81A80286,0xFAF7E828,0X00000000)". I don't have the setup disks for Windows XP so I tried Avira Rescue CD first time a ran it at full scan it scanned the entire computer and came up with 950+ records but no warnings or infections. So I decided to try to update it. When I tried to update it within seconds it said update successful but there was nothing written in the dialog box. So i tried to scan and within seconds of starting it it said scan successful but next to the items scanned it remained at 0, so i did a hard reboot and next i started the rescue CD again. This time however when I started it, it showed me a dialog that said that the scanner was not found so that i couldn't scan my laptop. I tried making another Avira rescue cd but the same problem occurs. I now can't use windows or the recovery disk.

Please help me

Edited by Rorschach112, 11 August 2009 - 05:21 PM.

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Hello Roufes

Welcome to G2Go. :)
  • Download OTL to your desktop.
  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.
  • When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.
  • Under the Standard Registry box change it to All.
  • Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.
  • Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan wont take long.
  • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTListIt.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTListIt2.
  • Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time, and post it with your next reply.
Download This file. Note its name and save it to your root folder, such as C:\.

  • Disconnect from the Internet and close all running programs.
  • Temporarily disable any real-time active protection so your security program drivers will not conflict with this file.
  • Click on this link to see a list of programs that should be disabled.
  • Double-click on the downloaded file to start the program. (If running Vista, right click on it and select "Run as an Administrator")
  • Allow the driver to load if asked.
  • You may be prompted to scan immediately if it detects rootkit activity.
  • If you are prompted to scan your system click "Yes" to begin the scan.
  • If not prompted, click the "Rootkit/Malware" tab.
  • On the right-side, all items to be scanned should be checked by default except for "Show All". Leave that box unchecked.
  • Select all drives that are connected to your system to be scanned.
  • Click the Scan button to begin. (Please be patient as it can take some time to complete)
  • When the scan is finished, click Save to save the scan results to your Desktop.
  • Save the file as Results.log and copy/paste the contents in your next reply.
  • Exit the program and re-enable all active protection when done.

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