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Boot sector virus

When system starting abeep sound with "++++++++++++"with not ending comes.when pressing Ctrl key its disappear.when renaming a folder then the symbol is coming with out ending.when we right click a beep sound is coming.the system has a very poor performance.After formating this problem is not going away.

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If it has not gone away and the drive was reformatted, which is a complete rework of your drive, there is a definite hardware problem. Hopefully it is still under warranty and you could seek replacement from the manufacturer. If you are out of warranty, most likely replacing the hard drive will solve the issue. I doubt it is BIOS-related, as you reformatted...

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Is a long and hard process and you need to be patient.

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If you are not sure ask help from somebody that can understand this procedures.

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try this,it works for me
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When disinfecting a boot sector virus, the system should always be booted from a known clean system disk. On a DOS-based PC, a bootable system disk can be created on a clean system running the exact same version of DOS as the infected PC. From a DOS prompt, type:
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and press enter. This will copy the system files from the local hard drive (C:\) to the floppy drive (A:\).
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Follow the screen prompts to finish creating the bootable system disk. In all cases, after the creation of the bootable system disk, the disk should be write protected to avoid infection.

Once the OS loads, run your anti-virus software and it should clean the virus.

Should this not help, I'm afraid the only other alternative would be to reformat the HDD and reinstall XP again from a bootable disc.

Hope that helps..

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