p.c. crashing

  Kingfisher 17:49 16 Jan 2005

My sons p.c. is starting in safe mode only
he is getting an error message which reads the following:c:\program~1\common~1\network~1\virus~1\40~1:\scanpm.exe c:followed by on next line c:\[email protected] errorlevel 1 pause
we have found a reference to this file in Autoexec.bat and have unchecked the box, but on a reboot the same error comes up with rem in front of it.
Have tried step by step comfirmation in safe mode but when reaching the error line the p.c. switches. we have checked for errors in device manager all seems o.k.
In msconfig selective startup we have tried unchecking some startup lines but all seems ok.
Can anyone help at all
the operating system is win 98se with all latest updates and 256k ram. No new programs have recently been loaded.
Has dial up internet access but no up to date virus checker

  VoG II 17:52 16 Jan 2005

Sounds like virus click here

Try running Stinger click here

Download on another PC onto a floppy. Close the write-protect tab on the floppy and run on the other PC.

  Kingfisher 18:11 16 Jan 2005

Thanks VoG will give it a try

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