Virus infected my PC? Please help.

By pramodsankar.l ·

I have a problem. Whenever i start my pc it opens up search window. whenever i dbl click on start menu or my computer or any folder/file to open it, the search window opens up again and again.
Also my task manager got disabled. I feel this is a virus. Please help me out.

Thanks in advance.

My OS is Windows Xp proffessional edition.Service pack 2

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What virus?

by ComputerCookie In reply to Virus infected my PC? Ple ...

Never double click on Start Menu, use restore?

Only seen some of the things you describe happen before, but I just used an image to fix!!

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Hi pramod,

by ravikumargoka In reply to Virus infected my PC? Ple ...

Your pc might have been affected by spyware. I dnt know whether you have installed the antivirus software in your pc. If you donot try to install the AVG antispyware and AVG internet security. These are freewares and can be downloaded from

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Hi Pramodsankar

by hendos4 In reply to Virus infected my PC? Ple ...

Look it could be a virus or spyware or both, if you can not down load what jcoo3599 said AVG.

Download or get hold of hirens boot( current version 9.3 cd & run Mcafee or Fprot virus scan
they are quite good.

Hope this helps good luck.

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