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Virus as sson as i turn on computer and try to open something it shuts down to safe mode

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    still me i do have a virus how do i remove it

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Do you have full functionality in safemode? If so, get your hands on an anti-virus and scan your system. You might also be able to use an online virus scan, but I'd avoid the internet if you know you have a virus.

If this won't work, you can try using a linux live CD to scan for viruses... although, I wouldn't recommend that unless you have Linux or Unix experience.

If none of these solutions work, most likely, you will end up taking it to a computer repair shop.

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first thing i would do is to try booting the computer up into safe mode with networking. to do this:

Shut off your computer and turn it back on- immediately start pressing the F8 key repeatidly until you get an advance boot menu- then go to safe mode with networking and press enter on your keyboard- See if Windows operates normally while in safe mode- If so then issue is probably a Virus.

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Instructions for booting into safe mode:
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2) As system is starting, press F8 key
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4) Your computer will start with limited services, no internet connection, etc. This will allow you to check the system and scan for viruses without interference from non-essential services.

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To get there depends on your OS

If your using Windows 98:
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  • Just after the POST diagnostics and memory count, start pressing the F8 key
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or you may use the system configuration Utility Method.
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If Windows XP is the only operating system installed on your computer, booting into Safe Mode with these instructions.
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  • Start tapping the F8 key. The Windows Advanced Options Menu appears. If you begin tapping the F8 key too soon, some computers display a "keyboard error" message. To resolve this, restart the computer and try again.
  • Ensure that the Safe mode option is selected.
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To use the System Configuration Utility method
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  • The System Configuration Utility appears, On the BOOT.INI tab, Check the "/SAFEBOOT" option, and then click OK and Restart your computer when prompted.
  • The computer restarts in Safe mode.
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I wonder if that is a computer virus.

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After windows finishes starting up in safe mode, restart your computer the normal way.

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