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windows 7 home 64 bit startup repair/boot loop virus?

Discussion in 'Windows OS and Software' started by darkmajesty06, May 24, 2011.

  1. darkmajesty06

    darkmajesty06 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Hello all. I do believe I have a virus or a trojan.I have a asus g51vxl rx05 laptop. I downloaded a mod for one of my pc games. As soon as I used winrar to extract all files to desktop,and I clicked on the installer. exe bsod,my computer restarted..it comes up with the startup repair tool. It will scan for a few seconds and tell me its unable to repair.

    I am unable to access safe mode..it does the same thing. It reboots and sends me directly to the startup repair menu where it fails to repair anything. I do have the option of running windows normally or startup repair. If I start windows normally,I make it to the windows 7 loading screen where I get a bsod. Unfortunately,my computer was bought used so I don't have a startup repair disk or any backup images.

    Is there a bootable anti virus program that I can get? Is there maybe a program I can use to at least get some of my personal files off my master hard drive? I really just want to be able to cure this virus and not lose any information. I wish I could help more with the bsod but its only on my screen for a fraction of a second so I can't grab any codes or anything to give u.

    I have one more question. I have a second internal hard drive..if I change the boot order for it to boot first,could I install a copy of windows on that hard drive then scan my other hard drive for viruses and delete the files I downloaded? Thanks for any help, I just want my pc back.
     
  2. darkmajesty06

    darkmajesty06 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Anyone? Any idea on just installing an os on my second hdd?
     
  3. aylafan

    aylafan TimelineX Elite

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    If you can create a bootable CD on another computer. Try this.
    UBCD for Windows
     
  4. darkmajesty06

    darkmajesty06 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Ya, ill try that. My job keeps me away from home for a month or so, so ill have to wait till I vet home with my extra pc. Any idea om the installing a new os on my slave drive and booting that way? Also, I don't have a windows 7 system recovery disc, but I can buy one from amazon. Would this help at all?
     
  5. JOSEA

    JOSEA NONE

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    I would not pay for a win 7 disk, A great site to download a universal DVD image is here: http://pcaudio.ath.cx/
    See Windows 7 Universal Installation ...
     
  6. darkmajesty06

    darkmajesty06 Notebook Enthusiast

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    Okay, thanks. That will save around 100 bucks. I was reading on the win7 clean install you need to remove a file, do I need to download the tool this this iso as well?
     
  7. qhn

    qhn Notebook User

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    There is a thread her somewhere in NBR that allows you to download the appropriate W7 version legally. Use that and perform a system repair - simplest ding to do.

    cheers ...
     
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    Paul21 Newbie

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    Floke Newbie

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    hi darkmajesty06, i have a perfectly same problem like you. i have asus n61 series. would you help me and tell me how do you solve that virus problem? i have recovery DVDs but i could not boot from any disk (recovery or windows xp / win 7/ or any other)..... please help and i wuold like to hear there is a bootable antivirus for this . sorry for my bad english.
     
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    Barirde Newbie

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    i have a hp pavillion and i recently was on the internet until a trojan file downloaded itself and now my computer will not startup. if i try just starting it up regularly it doesnt work and goes back to the black startup screen. it wont get past this screen and the system recovery wont work. not sure what to do, i bought norton but i need to get onto my comp to install it still. ANY help at all will be appreciated
     
  11. deeastman

    deeastman Notebook Deity

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    First, you should have created a new thread to discuss your unique problem instead of posting to this old thread.

    Trojan's or Viruses don't just download themselves without a little help;)

    You can run Norton from your purchased disk without installing it. Just put it into your optical drive and boot your laptop then follow instructions. It won't have the latest virus signatures is all.

    When you say "doesn't work" do you get an error message? What happens just before it goes back to the black startup screen?

    If you don't have anything important on your laptop that you need to save you could run the recovery disks you should have made when you purchased your laptop to bring it back to the out of the box state.
     

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