Jul 27, 2007 - 08:56 AM
try logging in that way
then use some software like CCCleaner to check whats in your startup and delete anything that looks dodgy
hijackthis is also good to run
u could try running hijackthis and post log here. I could have a look
Jul 27, 2007 - 07:07 PM
Jul 27, 2007 - 08:31 PM
Jul 27, 2007 - 08:51 PM
MSMSGS ("C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe"/background)
iTunesHelper ("C:\Program Files\itunes\iTunesHelper.exe")
QuickTime Task("C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe")
TkBellExe("C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe")
SpyCatcher Reminder("C:\Program Files\SpyCatcher 2006\SpyCatcher.exe")
avgnt ("C:\Program Files\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe"\min)
Scheduler(C:\Program Files\SpyCatcher 2006\Scheduler daemon.exe)
SpyCatcher Protector.Ink(C:\Program Files\SpyCatcher 2006\Protector.exe)
Jul 27, 2007 - 10:16 PM
Have you installed any software recently?
Have you tried running antvirius and especially spyware? I dont know how good SpyCatcher is but AVG have a decent free spyware checker as well.
Aug 03, 2007 - 11:30 PM
Aug 05, 2007 - 02:23 AM
What did you remove? anti spyware shouldnt delete main files.
When you got into safe mode and ran software to check for spyware/viruses, did you manage to get your files off?
Aug 07, 2007 - 07:42 AM
STUPID ME! I didn't copy my files because i thought there was no need since i could just keep booting from safe mode.... WRONG. all hope's lost isnt it?
Aug 07, 2007 - 07:43 AM
Aug 07, 2007 - 10:18 AM
By going into safe mode and running this has helped you clean it out.
I got worried when you said you couldnt boot in safe mode.
Im glad your all okay now.
I suggest you backup your files onto a CD.
now with AVG installed, ensure it has auto update set on it. AVG spyware is manual update, unless u pay for it.
I trust AVG to be a good virus/spyware.
Never install more than one antivirus, but installing multiple spyware s/w is no problem.
Well I think your sorted now.
Good luck with it!
Note, CCleaner is a tool used to help clear your history plus check whats in the startup (useful for this kind of thing - as you may well of noticed)
Aug 07, 2007 - 09:29 PM
Aug 08, 2007 - 01:45 AM
is there a restore option (last known good config)
its in the boot options
Aug 25, 2007 - 03:04 PM
Nov 21, 2007 - 06:27 AM
Are you still having problems?
Nov 21, 2007 - 06:32 AM
Nov 21, 2007 - 06:35 AM
I have used this s/w 3 times and it works great each time. It can recover files from formatted disks.
Depending on how much you have written to this, it may be still possible to retrieve your files.
Nov 21, 2007 - 06:42 AM
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