Problems with computer

  blazingbadger 23:08 02 Oct 2008
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Tonight all of a sudden the following has happened
1 My automatic updates have been disabled when i set my options to Automatic ie on it still says they are off. also i have 2 security icons in the control panel.
2 I cannot access any microsoft.com site i get redirected.
3 I can not get back in system restore.further than today.
when i try to download spy and malware software it gets to 99% and wont go any further has hangs.
any solutions and Ideas.

OP Windows XP Service pack3
had no probs with servicepack 3 since install

  Graham. 23:24 02 Oct 2008

What is the problem? Your title doesn't make it clear.

  Ashrich 23:35 02 Oct 2008

I would suggest booting into safe mode with networking and download Malwarebytes' Anti Malware and/or Dr Web " Cure It " , save them both to the desktop , reboot in to normal Windows and run wither of them and see what they find .


Ashley

  Ashrich 23:36 02 Oct 2008

That should say " either " of them ( or both ! )


Ashley

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