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Got virus/ bloodhound.W32.EP, tried to get rid of it lost everything. When I finally got the windows screen the only icon on screens was the recycle bin. Can't get on line with it at all.

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First, start your pc and as soon as you see something on the screen start hitting the F8 key. This will bring up a boot option list. Try the option " Last known good configuration". If your pc boots up all the way, do a syatem restore.Try to think of when you got the virus. Pick a day about two days before that for your restore. Go to Start> Programs>accessories>system tools>system restore. Do the restore. This should get you fixed up. If this solves your problem please rate this as fixed. If not, don't rate yet, just add a comment letting me know what happened and I'll be happy to help you further. Thanks. Let me know what happens.

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