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Hard disk drives are not opening

Due to net connection my system get attacked remove all the virus i scanned my system(using avast anti virus) and i delete all virus.when i open hard disk drives(c:,e:,f:) - the c:\application cannot run in win32 mode error is displaying.i can able to open and access all things in system .i cannot format the system because some softwares are in system which i cannot installed it again .please give me correct solution.
note:my system doesn't have any system restore point

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Download ESET Smart Security from NOD 32. it's free for the first 30 days. try scanning with that.

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Re: hard disk drives are not opening

I think that you didnt get rid of the virus yet.
Rerun your antivirus in safe mode , also run spybot and adaware in safe mode too.

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It restarts automatically and reboots continue.........

You probably have a boot sector virus and/or a corrupted bios. you should stop trying to boot normally, as you could damage your hard drive.

Try booting into safe mode. If you succeed, download malware bytes and scan to try and clear the virus. If this will not work you need either bootable operating system CD or DVD or bootable boot repair utility (Norton Bootable Recovery Tool).

If you have vital data on the laptop, you can remove the hard drive and use a hard drive dock or external hard drive caddy to back the important data up onto an external hard drive, but for that you need another computer (or a long session in an internet cafe).

For the future, if you want value for money, avast! fee edition version 6 is a perfectly adequate antivirus as long as you have some additional anti spyware installed (malware bytes/superantispyware/spyware terminator/spywaredoctor are all good). If you're willing to pay, get Kaspersky Anti Virus, use a different browser (google chrome, firefox, opera, safari, etc.), do regular scans, disk clean ups, registry editing and hdd defragmentations, create regular restore points to resolve minor system corruptions or crashes and use your anti virus to create regular custom made Recovery Disks on an over writable cd-rw or dvd-rw when your pc is running well, for major system corruptions or crashes or failures.

Back up important data to 2 separate external hard drives (one regularly connected, one connected only occasionally and kept separately as an archive - an insurance policy). be sensible when browsing new, unfamiliar websites. Be particularly vigilant on danger sites such as file sharing, social networking. develop the habit of keeping your mouse cursor near the blue return arrow, top left to quickly leave a web page showing initial signs of infection. do not be seduced by unsolicited free security scans and downloads while browsing.

If you see signs of infection starting and leaving the infecting page doesn't stop it develop the habit of a quick sequence of closing all windows and dialogue boxes with the red button x top right, then, if necessary, killing your router with the power switch, then ctrl+alt+del>task manager>end process, then set anti virus to do a boot scan, then restart the pc.

An anti virus is like a motorcycle crash helmet. It is not a guarantee that you will not suffer serious damage, your real safety relies on foresight, preparedness, vigilance, care, precaution, common sense and calm, swift, considered, practiced reactions in the face of danger that you employ while riding the bike. The helmet is just an extra element of protection and reassurance. An anti virus is the same while using a pc.

Finally, if your pc has vital data on it for work or other important functions, then use the main pc for important things and, if you can afford it invest £170 in a net book for fun, frivolous, non-essential browsing and downloading.

Hope this helps.

Good luck.

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I m using win2003 server. I m getting error setup50045.fon when opening HDD drives.(d and h). How can i resolve it?

It is a virus. You to run a full virus scan on all your drives. If you don't have an anti-virus, I recommend avast free anti-virus:

Inform me if this solved your problem, or if you still need assistance.

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Erlier my lap not getting shutdown after clicking shut don also; from yesterday its not booting only, i am getting blue screen error, and some time it shows virus problem along with bluescreen, i have some...

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After I had removed a virusprogram my computer will not start. I had non recover. Please help!

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1. Don't panic! This golden rule may prevent the loss of important data stored in your computer and help you avoid unnecessary stress.
2. Disconnect your computer from the Internet.
3. If your computer is connected to a Local Area Network, disconnect it.
4. If the computer cannot boot from the hard drive (error at startup), try to start the system in Safe Mode or from the Windows boot disk
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6. Install antivirus software if you do not have it installed.
7. Download the latest updates for your antivirus database. If possible, do not use the infected computer to download updates, but use a friend's computer, or a computer at your office, an Internet cafe, etc. This is important because if you are connected to the Internet, a virus can send important information to third parties or may try to send itself to all email addresses in your address book. You may also be able to obtain updates for your antivirus software on CD-ROM from the software vendors or authorized dealers.
8. Perform a full system scan.

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Some viruses and Trojans can cause severe damage to your computer:
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If you have a disk management utility installed, some of your logical drives may be unavailable when you boot from the rescue disk. In this case, you should disinfect all accessible drives, reboot from the system hard drive and disinfect the remaining logical drives.
2. Recover corrupted files and applications using backup copies after you have scanned the drive containing this data.

Issue: How to manually delete or clean a virus?

Follow the step's below carefully to accomplish the task.

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Not Using 3 Anti Viruses

Suggest you download the free edition of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware instead.

Malwarebytes will wipe out what Avast, AVG, McAfee, Norton, Windows Live One Care, Windows Defender, and a lot of other anti-virus programs, Will Not!

This is info about Malwarebytes on,

This is the page for the free download of Malwarebytes,

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Not able to open regedit!

Hi, you do have a virus and or trojan.

Please download Malwarebytes anti-malware from When you download choose save to disk and rename the file to anything you like, The reason for the rename is many newer trojans can identify malware removal tools and prevent them from working as well as disabling you regedit and task manager.
Let anti-malware install and update and perform a quick scan.
When its finished have it remove what it can. If it asks to reboot do so.
When you have restarted your computer download Avast anti-virus
from again renaming the exe when saving to disk.
After install it will ask if you wish to schedule a boot time scan select yes. Then it will tell you to restart your system, choose restart later. Open avast from the start menu and select settings. Go to updating and update the virus signatures. Restart your computer when the update is complete.
You have to watch the screen as avast will alert you and ask for your preferred action on what it finds.

When completed your computer will boot normally into Windows run both scanners again in the same order.

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install avast anti virus or kasperesky and update it..........

den scan ur system........

if still u find any viruses better u put backup 4ur data and format ur system.....

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My drives r not opening


first turn off your system restore in my computer propertitis sys restore menu.
then scan your pc with quick heal ,avast , symantec with latest update safe mode.
u gor auturun virus. u can remove it very easily.also iu gor other virus like, etc.
best of luck
pls notify me that my solution is solve the pro all helpfull

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I you have a anti-virus software installed run the scan utility to identify and get rid of it, otherwise go to the link below and download a free edition from AVG Grisift (Download both anti-virus and anti-sypware). Install it , update it (its free), and scan your system to remove the trojan.


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