Malware on HD?

  brummy1971 16:30 14 Nov 2008
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I have a dell dimension 5100
I had a problem with a laptop so hooked it up to my destop to transfer important files, unfortunately the Malware that was on there transferreed to my Desktop HD. now it wont boot, it freezes at the windows page then turns black.
done diagnostics and two files are corrupt on HD.

managed to boot up in safe mode on a quick boot and ran Hijack this but dont understand it.

can anyone help?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 16:45 14 Nov 2008

which files are corrupt?

  brummy1971 16:48 14 Nov 2008

the message i recieved during diagnostics is

0F00:0244 MSG BLOCK 6449671 UNCORRECTABLE DATA ERROR OR MEDIA IS WRITE PROTECTED

0F00:0244 MSG BLOCK 6451616 UNCORRECTABLE DATA ERROR OR MEDIA IS WRITE PROTECTED

  brummy1971 16:49 14 Nov 2008

THOSE MESSAGES WERE WHILE RUNNING THE DIAGNOSTICS ON THE hd btw

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:15 14 Nov 2008

Those are files they are areas on the hard drive that are corrupted (that may contain windows files.

Do you have a XP CD ?

  brummy1971 17:17 14 Nov 2008

I do,
I tried running the repair function but i was told that HD was faulty

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 17:27 14 Nov 2008

Disconnect laptop drive.

reset the BIOS to default settings. save and exit.


reset BIOS to boot from CD as first boot device save and exit.

Retry to repair XP from the XP CD.

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