trojan attack

  babylon 10:34 04 Sep 2003
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When I boot up I get a dos prompt with wininit.exe then a string of letters and symbols ,and the text press any button to continue this the n shuts down the pc any advice on how to start up and remove the orginal trojan.I'm running win98.

  Jester2K II 10:39 04 Sep 2003

Boot in to Safe Mode

delete the wininit.exe in the c:\windows\system folder

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  1weblord 11:14 04 Sep 2003

boot from your win98 installer cd or get a bootable disk and boot from there, you need to have antivirus on the disk you booted, then scan your hard disk,

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  babylon 12:42 04 Sep 2003

can't boot up in safe mode as same prompt appears

  Jester2K II 12:45 04 Sep 2003

Can you boot to the DOS prompt and delete the file from there?

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