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Virus!! my pc was infected with a virus...on running the antivirus i deleted few windows fiole taht wre infected and now my windows is not working.is there any solution????

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  • keeprocking8 Jul 23, 2008

    thanks a lot....i would try it and tell you...but actually all my programs and system programs have become disfunctional...everytime i open any program it asks the to open with a program option...its the same problem with my drives as well...is formatting the computer only option left now???

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Hi,

you can try hitting f-8 and system restore while the computer is starting , it may be a different sequence on your machine, but while your computer is starting and before you get the blue message try hitting F8 at the top and within that menu is the system restore option, try restoring back to before you made that mistake. It may take a few tries but that may do it.
good luck

JM

Posted on Jul 23, 2008

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    Jude Meredith Jul 23, 2008

    hi,



    I have some more info for you. hit F8 then choose safe mode, windows hopefully will let you in, navigate to system restore in start/all programs/accessories/system tools/system restore, choose a date in there before all that happened, reboot.



    If windows doesent let you into safe mode, restart and study your startup screens closely for a ((complete system restore)) area, its different than windows restore as this resets your whole machine to when it was new, follow directions closely if you have that option, that restore option may be insdie window as well in system tools if its a newer machine, hope that helps



    Jm

  • Jude Meredith
    Jude Meredith Jul 25, 2008

    hi,



    maybe call a local computer place and tell them exactly what its doing, they will let you know how much its going to be and/or if you can save your files.



    J

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