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Facing windows XP problem

Im getting "Error" popups whenever im starting windows or launching any application.

The antivirus scan showed viruses, which were removed by it but the problems still persists.

Another thing which the antivirus showed but could not correct was an entry in the following fashion:

File Result/Infection Path
hosts change C:\Windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

Please help !!

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Try running Windows in safe mode by turning the computer and holding down on the F8 button while the computer is booting.

Instead of the Windows XP screen you will get a menu displayed. Select the safe mode option and press enter.

If Windows doesn't complete startup in safe mode, you will have to reinstall Windows.

What anti virus program are you using?

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