VIRUS\WORM MSconfig gone (more)

By DragonX8
Mar 12, 2006
  1. Okay So The Other Day I Was Downloading Abandonware Without My Virus Software On (Bad Idea, I Know That Now), And I Eventually Started Getting IE Pop Ups About Every 15 Minutes, So I Ran Spybot, Antivir9x, and Ad Aware, And They Told Me They Cleaned My Comp. Well, They Didnt, And Now, I Cant Access MSconfig, it doesnt exist, I Cant Acess Task Manager, And It Keeps Saying My Registry Is In Use By Another User...Im At My Wits End, Ive Dealt With Nasty Viruses Before, But This One Takes The Cake, And Ive tried Every F1-F12 key at start up and I cant get into Safe Mode...I Really Need Help BAD, any Takers? (oh and also, I would put up my HijackThis File, but its not showing any abnormal files...PLEASE HELP :dead:
  2. Peddant

    Peddant TS Rookie Posts: 1,446

    Tapping F8 is the usual safe mode method,but you already know that.Try holding down CTRL at the same time.
    If that doesn`t work -
    Quote: "Download TweakUI.Look for the Boot tab.Check the box:Function keys available and click OK.
    Now restart the computer. When you see a message that Windows is starting,press F8 again.
    If the boot menu doesn't appear,go back to the Boot tab in TweakUI and check the Always show boot menu box; you can uncheck this box later."
    If you can get into safe mode,the scans might be more effective.

    Here are the official Techspot anti-malware threads -
    How to remove Trojans and their friends

    More ways to remove Trojans and their friends
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