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My computer got a trojan and no anti spyware programmes can remove it, i was suggested to re-install windows xp however i do not have a CD, is there any alternative.

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  • rcarrol Aug 19, 2008

    sorry i tried it but im pretty sure the spyware is still on my computer because when i try to use internet explorer it stops me accessing the web site and asks me to purchase an antispycheck?



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Download and install AVG Free, see below

http://free.avg.com/ww.download?prd=afe

turn off system restore in my computer properties, restart pc but keep pressing F8 while its booting up to get into safe mode.

Choose start windows in safe mode, then use the administrator account to run AVG Free anti virus.

When scanned, restart pc and turn system restore back on again

Posted on Aug 18, 2008

  • andrew pester
    andrew pester Aug 19, 2008

    go to internet explorer, tools, internet options and check that your home page is not the antispyware page and also check in tools, manage add ins to see if it's running with IE

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Is your version of microsoft windows genuine.. ??

if it is here is what you need to do

1.) click start then all programs / accessories
2.) Click system tools, system restore.
3.) restore to a previous date about 2 to 3 weeks back..
4.) restart the system and now update windows..


If its a fresh install you have, something might have been corrupted when installing windows xp. You may need to format and reinstall again..

Another problem is a virus or trojan horse*spyware"..

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Download Super anit spyware and install it as well..

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Installing AVG might not be able to solve your spyware problem.

You could try downloading free mbam:

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/malwarebytes/mbam-setup.exe

Double-click and install it. Then run it. Click the Scan button, It will detect and remove the Spyware Guard 2008

After clicking on OK button for scan is complete, you need to click the Remove Selected button when the malwares are listed.

Let the computer reboot if mbam needs that.
Then try installing AVG.

Just in case, you could also try booting from the AVG CD. If it's bootable, it will be able to scan your computer without the need to boot in to windows. Try it too.

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Run your anti virus programme and then when the trojan is found and then reboot pc, then turn system restore back on.

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