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Something is disabling features on my PC?

I have some sort of spyware on my PC that disables certain features. For example, every time I restart my PC my quicklaunch bar next to the Start button is disabled and I need to enable it again. My bitdefender antivirus also gets affected, some features are disabled every time I restart.

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What Patch Level? Assuming XP SP2 or Better....

In reply to: Something is disabling features on my PC?

you could try several ONLINE scans &/or download a couple of more Free Scanners, update & run. You May Have to Disable BD to let them scan.
http://www.ewido.net/en/onlinescan/
http://www.windowsecurity.com/trojanscan/
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/housecall/start_corp.asp
http://www.bitdefender.com/scan8/ie.html


Free Download & save scanners (Be Sure to Update):
Spybot S&D 1.6: http://www.spybot.info/en/download/index.html
MBAM: http://forums.cnet.com/5208-6132_102-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=296181&messageID=2782013
SAS: http://www.superantispyware.com/superantispywarefreevspro.html
From your comment, BD can't get it & may have become corrupted & therefore un-reliable.

Good Luck & let us know results. Happy

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(NT) After Scans & Cleaning Run System File Check(SFC).

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Busy busy busy

In reply to: What Patch Level? Assuming XP SP2 or Better....

Busy running most of your recommendations.
Will let you know when finished.
Thanks

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