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Virus has shut down my computer

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Problems started yesterday with hi-jacked home page (went to something called www.skymasters.) and I noticed a new file folder in my desktop, which turned out to be adult video content. I deleted this folder, went into start program and found something called "exsplorer" listed right below my explorer icon. Deleted that, reset my home page and added skymasters to restricted list, then ran Spybot S & D and then Ad Aware SE. Thought the problem was fixed, but about 30 minutes later, everything was back. Kept doing this stuff over and over yesterday. Today found the nasty file had reinstalled and opened itself and was giving me pictures on my desktop. As this computer is located on the front counter of my flower shop, this is a real problem. Today I ran all the spyware/antivirus, etc again, with same results as yesterday. Then I logged on here, and went to the "start here" section for suspected viruses, ran the cleaner and when it shut down and then restarted my computer, discovered my computer will now not go into windows xp at all. It just keeps going to restart over and over. Tried going into the BIOS and rolling back to a previous succesful start, but the save changes command is disabled and now I'm well and truly stuck. This is my business computer that my wire service orders come in on, so I am losing biz every hour it is down. If anyone has ANY ideas that might help, I would be greatly appreciative. The only option I can get to right now will wipe my hard drive and re-install, which means I will lose about two months worth of files that I haven't backed up yet (yes, I know, I'm and idiot and I will back up daily from now on
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Try this

Start the System Restore tool at a command prompt

1. Restart your computer and keep tapping F8 during the initial start-up until you get options

2. Select Safe Mode with a command prompt.

3. Log on to your computer with an administrator account or with an account that has administrator credentials.

4. Type the following command at a command prompt, and then press ENTER:


5. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen to restore your computer to an earlier state.

You will likely need to turn system restore off to stop the virus popping up again, as that is where it has gone to

Restore will re-instate the virus, so deal with that

If no change, move on to this

You can use these to repair XP

XP Repair Install

Or here if you are unable to run XP Repair Install

Alternative XP Repair Install Method

Use Windows Installation CD to repair the current installation, from the list, which uses a slightly different method

Windows XP repair feature won't delete your data, installed programs, personal information, or settings. It just repairs the operating system

After running XP Repair you will need to install all Windows Updates

Microsoft Update
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