wont start buffer overrun

  blobbies 19:41 26 Feb 2009

computer wont go past the windows screen, a pop up
says buffer overrun detected prog:\??\c:windows\system\winlogon.exe
a buffer overrun has been detected which has
currupted the programs internal state.the prog cannot safely continue execution and must be
terminated (winxp home sp3)

any help please

  MAT ALAN 20:09 26 Feb 2009

This sort of error message is usually caused by Virus infection, if you can boot into safe mode and scan your PC...

  blobbies 22:00 26 Feb 2009

mat alan
unable to go into safe mode

  MAT ALAN 22:06 26 Feb 2009

Could try a repair for recovery console, dont think it will help tho...

could be lookin at format and reinstall...
HMMM!!! let me guess NO BACKUP...

  CalmCookie 23:15 26 Feb 2009

Any reason why you can't get into Safe Mode? Does this message also appear in Safe Mode?

  blobbies 17:09 27 Feb 2009

thank you all but a re install is the only way

many thanks

  woodchip 17:21 27 Feb 2009

As above it looks like spyware, try running this.

click here Download it and create the CD then boot with the CD in the Drive

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