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Micro AV

By wesdog
Sep 26, 2008
  1. Ok I am new here but got this little bug tonight. Now I have researched how to get rid of thsi virus but my main problem is once my pc reboots and loads all my intial start up stuff the pc reboots itself again in 30 seconds not given me enogh time to run any anti virus or spyware software or to even get itno cntrl panel to try and delete like most sites say.
     
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    restart
    Go to Safe Mode (by pressing the F8 key at Windows startup)

    In Safe mode, Start-->Run--> msconfig
    Select Diagnostic startup
    Restart
     
  3. LuckyM

    LuckyM Banned Posts: 66

    kimsland suggestion should work but if it doesn't you can try running antispyware scan in safe mode. or you can delete micro av manually using micro av removal. hope my ideas help you a little.
     
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

  5. LuckyM

    LuckyM Banned Posts: 66

    gee, can't you ignore small button with text "download"? there are detailed manual removal instructions + some suggestions for security software for those that can't understand manual removal.
     
  6. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    This is what I saw

    [​IMG]

    It doesn't look small to me

    I stand by my words
     
  7. momok

    momok TS Rookie Posts: 2,265

    I agree with kimsland. There is no need to download that remover (that page is just another ad, techinically speaking) Insteady of directing the member there, you should recommend he/she go through the sticky instructions.
    Afterall, members register here to seek personalised advice and help.
    We should work on fixing the members' issues by getting to the root of the problem. Often times, cleaning a computer takes more than just removing the original bad file/infection.

    That said, wesdog: please follow the 8-step removal instructions that kimsland had suggested and post your logs per request.
     
  8. LuckyM

    LuckyM Banned Posts: 66

    i'm not here to argue, but i can't sit silent when i think i'm right.
    kimsland, you've posted a screenshot that represents only a small part of a page. if you'd posted whole screenshot people could see that there is comprehensive description and manual removal help provided along with microav properties and automatic remover.
    momok, of course there's no need to download a remover, i wouldn't download it myself i guess. i posted a link to manual removal instructions and i'm sure those are helpful in case of micro av infection. i'm also sure that Viruses/Spyware/Malware Preliminary Removal Instructions are helpful as well, but they are basic instructions. and basic help is not always efficient.

    peace
     
  9. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    This is your original support thread:
    Maybe next time stipulate what to read and do, and what not to do!

    No where in your original post does it say Do Not Press The Green Download Button
     
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