Is this a Virus?

  RobG126 22:04 12 Dec 2004

I recently turned on my pc to be warned that i must save my work and the computer will restart in 30 seconds. I thought i had heard about a virus that does this so i ended the task(ctrl, alt del) and everything seemed to be okay. I then turned my pc off and when i came back to it later i just get to a black screen with a mouse pointer which i can move. It goes through the usual stuff on startup bringing up the windows icon and the other gubbins but instead of my desktop i get nothing. The same thing happens in Safe mode except with a border saying safe mode.
Any ideas?

  Giggle n' Bits 22:26 12 Dec 2004

if you have is it upto date and has it reported anything ?.

Sounds a bit like the Blaster Worm but could be a few other virus's. Which windows have you got.

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