virus - system dissappearing !!!!

  lisa_gedo 18:36 02 Oct 2008

I think i may have a virus on my pc, program started shutting down and i can't access my (c)drive, it isn't even showing up in my computer. Al the items are missing from my start menu also so i can't even access the system restore...can anyone help please

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:39 02 Oct 2008

It sounds like you have Win Antivirus 2008 or similar which is a real pig to get rid of. Can you run click here from a USB stick (it is free).


  lisa_gedo 18:42 02 Oct 2008

i'll try it but i do know that i can't access my dvd drive, thank you

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:52 02 Oct 2008

To access your drives go to 'my computer' (if on desktop), right click, select 'manage' and then go to 'disk management'. Right click on the drive you wish to access and click 'open'.


  lisa_gedo 18:54 02 Oct 2008

tried that, tels me it isn't a vaid win32 application

  hiwatt 18:58 02 Oct 2008

Try it safe mode(by tapping f8 at boot up)

  lisa_gedo 19:00 02 Oct 2008

ok tried to access manage but everything i try tel me failed to load, inthis case error was mms.exe - application error (the application failed to initiaize properly) i am getting this message on everything i try to access.

  lisa_gedo 19:04 02 Oct 2008

i have just received a security warning... worm.win32.netbooster detected

  lisa_gedo 19:08 02 Oct 2008

ok tried to start in safe mode but it restarted and told me it failed to start properly !

  lisa_gedo 19:18 02 Oct 2008

will asystem recovery work ??? i only want to do this as a last resort.

  brundle 19:19 02 Oct 2008

Have you got an XP CD to do a repair? It may bring the system back to a point where you can actually get into Windows and start cleaning it up. click here

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