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Help! I cant run any programs. When I boots up, there are tons of


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iveta

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urgent Help! I cant run any programs. When I boots up, there are tons of pop up error messages. Some error msgs: Hard drive rotational speed has been decreased by 20%
Disk Drive C unreadable
Damaged hard drive clusters detected

Windows OS can't detect hard drive space. Hard drive error
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Nedklaw

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Hello, iveta! :wave:

:welcome: I'm Nedklaw and I'll be glad to help you with your malware issues. :)

I am currently still in training and my posts have to be approved by an expert so please expect a delay between my posts.

These instructions are specifically designed for iveta only. No one else should follow these instructions because it can cause serious damage to your computer.

Before we start to clean your computer of malware, please read through the following points to help me and you, and prevent damage to your computer:
  • Please completely read through all of the instructions given to you before attempting to follow them. Reading too lightly will cause you to miss important steps, which could have DESTRUCTIVE effects. If you can't perform a certain step or you are unsure about what to do, let me know!
  • Don't be afraid to ask questions! If you are unsure about anything, ask me! No question is considered stupid here!
  • Be patient with me, logs can take some time to research and my life can mean that I'm busy.
  • Please copy and paste all logs into your reply. Do not attach logs to a post unless I tell you to or if they don't fit in the post.
  • If I instruct you to download a specific tool in which you already have, please delete the copy that you have and re-download the tool. The reason I ask you to do this is because these tools are updated fairly regularly.
  • NEVER fix anything in OTL or other programs on your own! This can be very dangerous and cause harm to your system.
  • Refrain from running any other tools apart from the ones I tell you to.
Note: You should save or print out my instructions for easy reference, as part of the fix may be in Safe Mode and you won't be able to access GeeksToGo.


Step 1

Posted Image Download OTL to your Desktop.

  • Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed to let it run uninterrupted.
    • Select Scan All Users.
    • Under the Custom Scan box paste this in:
    netsvcs
    %SYSTEMDRIVE%\*.exe
    /md5start
    explorer.exe
    winlogon.exe
    Userinit.exe
    svchost.exe
    /md5stop
    hklm\software\clients\startmenuinternet|command /rs
    hklm\software\clients\startmenuinternet|command /64 /rs
    C:\Windows\assembly\tmp\U\*.* /s
    %Temp%\smtmp\1\*.*
    %Temp%\smtmp\2\*.*
    %Temp%\smtmp\3\*.*
    %Temp%\smtmp\4\*.*
    CREATERESTOREPOINT
  • Click the Quick Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The scan won't take long.
  • When the scan completes, it will open two notepad windows. OTL.Txt and Extras.Txt. These are saved in the same location as OTL.
  • Please copy (Edit->Select All, Edit->Copy) the contents of these files, one at a time and post them in your topic.

Step 2

Download aswMBR.exe (1.8mb) to your desktop.

Double click aswMBR.exe to run it.

Click the "Scan" button to start the scan.
If Avast asks to download definitions, please say Yes.

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On completion of the scan click save log, save it to your desktop and post it in your next reply.

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Things I want to see in your next reply

  • OTL.txt
  • Extras.txt
  • aswMBR.txt

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NeonFx

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