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Your System Is Infected!

When i turned on the computer, a screen shows up on my desktop saying "YOUR SYSTEM IS INFECTED! System has been stopped due to a serious malfunction. Spyware activity has been detected. It is recommended to use spyware removal tool to prevent...". I ran AVG, malware, etc... and nothing works. Should I reformat the hard drive and start all over with Windows XP? Any help would be greatly appreciated?



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If possible, could you please list all of the scans that you have tried?

As your scans do not work at all download 'Rkill' from a 'clean' PC. The post by Grif Thomas explains how to use it ( ) Remember that you cannot restart the computer until you run all of your scans!

Try to do your scans in 'safe-mode' or 'safe-mode with networking'. You might find the malware that way.

Try the program 'Hitman Pro'. It is a 30-day trial. However it uses multiple program scanning tech to look for malware and remove them.

Hope this helps,


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Thank you for all your help. I try to run a scan in safe mode but now I can't even boot the computer. It keeps on rebooting every time after the windows xp logo. I plan to move the hard drive to another computer and run the antivirus. I will reply to the post once I get to it. Thanks again.

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