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Boot Virus

By sozinhoct ·
I received a virus via dvd entitled "pirate tape 1." now, my computer will not boot...onces the windows screen disappears, the blue error screen appears saying "registry error...dump file..." I can't even start my computer in safe mode. What can I do?

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Boot Virus

by dspeacock In reply to Boot Virus

Try booting from a write-protected floppy, or a Norton CD.

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Recovery console

by operator1 In reply to Boot Virus

hi,
did you try booting to recovery console?
if you didnt install it you can use it from
cd.put cd in and wait until it tells you if you want to repair using recovery console.then follow instructions to get inside.admin password should be blank.
inside you have some commands that might help
you.Fixboot,fixmbr and chkdsk.Anyway type help for hm help.
bye

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