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Vista won't boot after malware infection


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Hi,

So how is now your computer running? May be you know where was (and probably still is) a source of re-infection?

I would check recovery partition if it's clean. Also all removable storage drives.
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So far, it is running well. Maybe the combined power of the different anti virus/malware softwares found everything?

Good idea though to check removable storage files. Don't think I used any during the re-infection though.

Assume that MBAM didn't find everything, and the source was still on the laptop (and was not hopefully cleand by Kaspersky).

Any idea about the following?

But when Windows starts I get an error message by Windows Defender. Error at initialiazation. 0x80070006, the handle is not valid


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Hi,

Please do the following:

Step 1

  • Please download Panda USB Vaccine here (you must provide valid e-mail and they will send you download link to this e-mail address) to your desktop.
  • Install and run it.
  • Plug in USB drive and click on Vaccinate USB and Vaccinate computer.

Step 2

  • Click Start button and type Services. Click Services once it appears.
  • In Services window scroll down and right click on Windows Defender then click Properties.
  • Click Down Arrow under Startup type: and click Disabled. Click OK a few times to apply changes.

Step 3

  • Go here and create Avira rescue CD
  • Boot your computer from that CD
  • For Boot Options choose 1 (Boot AntiVir Rescue System (default))
  • In Virus scanner tab click on Start scanner
  • When the scan is finished save the scan report and post it in your next reply
  • Restart in Vista

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