Can't do MS updates - PC restarts...

  Howling Mad Murdock 19:03 23 Dec 2006

Hi everyone,

My friend's machince has been infected with trojans and some spyware. I've ran the machince through avast, windows defender, spybot, previx and panda online active scan. I cleared up all the viruses and spyware with thoses bits of software.

Windows defender kepy crashing each time i tried to update the definitions, uninstalling and re-installing it cured it. I can't do the same for internet explorer however, and i can't put IE 7 on top of it either because it crashes right before it gets to installing.

After running the machince through all these cleanup programs, i really am starting to run out of ideas on how to cure this problem. I'm guessing some windows temp or install files are still infected or courrupted, but i've no idea where they are to remove them.

I'm open to suggestions,

Thanks people.

  howard64 19:38 24 Dec 2006

try sfc /scannow it may cure your problems.

  woodchip 19:42 24 Dec 2006

Look for IE6.inf right click on it choose install

  birdface 19:59 24 Dec 2006

Dont know if IE6 does the same as IE7, If you go into add remove and press the remove button you can then press repair,But I do not know if it is the same with IE6.

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