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Old 01-04-2009, 09:18 PM
 
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I was doing a little reading and found a couple of things that might help. One was to turn off System Restore. Here is another version of the instructions from Symatec. The reason for doing this is that is because when it is on, it might back up the bad stuff, so when you reboot, the virus or whatever, is restored.

The second thing was to run the AntiMalware program FROM the thumb drive.

Another thing is to run it again, in safe mode, or else run it in safe mode on the first place.
What is a thumb drive? I am doing a scan of AVG in safe mode on it right now.
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Old 01-04-2009, 09:24 PM
 
Location: Texas
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In case you ever want to use a thumb drive, this is what it is.
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Old 01-05-2009, 04:02 AM
 
Location: Amelia View
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KsStorm - what version of AOL do you have (or did you have)?
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Old 01-05-2009, 09:43 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Thanks! I posted my problem on Bleepingcomputers. Sure hope they can help me figure it out!!
Can you post a link to your post there?
This will allow us to follow what they are telling you.
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Old 01-05-2009, 10:24 AM
 
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I have AOL 9.0. Here's the link,no replies as of yet. PC crashed,virus
I did an AVG scan in safe mode last night,& disc check,all came up clean.
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