Black screen & Trojan please help

  LAP 08:56 22 Jul 2005
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A friends o/s is ME. He has no anti-virus and has paid the price. He states on start up the screen is black but the icons are visible on his desktop. No matter what he clicks on the screen flickers once then locks up. small screen appears stating 'trojan'. Once he is up and running he WILL get anti-virus software.

What's the best thing for him to do?

  MichelleC 09:16 22 Jul 2005

A fresh format springs to mind, and change to any os except ME. An AV PLUS firewall are vital.

  LAP 17:02 22 Jul 2005

MichelleC thanks he is now getting his disks etc ready for a reformat. I'll tick as resolved.

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