1. Backup the registry
by going to Start>Run>
and type "regedit"
without the quotes. Then on the file menu choose ‘export
’ in XP. Export the file to your Desktop
. If a restore of the registry is required in case of emergency
, just click on the exported regfile on your desktop, and answer YES
to the question whether you want to merge this file with the registry. Wait until you get a message saying something like Merge Successfull.
2. Boot into Safe Mode
3. Launch Notepad
, and copy/paste
everything in the codebox below into the new document, including the word REGEDIT4
. Go up to "File Save As"
and click the drop-down box to change the "Save As Type"
to "All Files"
and save it to your desktop as fixme.reg
4. Locate fixme.reg
on your Desktop and double-click on it. You will receive a prompt similar to: "Do you wish to merge the information into the registry?". Answer Yes
and wait for a message to appear similar to Merged Successfully.
5. Using Windows Explorer, please locate abd DELETE the following files
<==Search for this one using the Windows Search Function
6. Reboot your computer
7. Finally, run HijackThis
, click SCAN,
produce a LOG and POST
it in this thread for review.Regards,