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Hi virus problem I think .

Discussion in 'PC hardware help' started by fgreco, Apr 8, 2005.

  1. fgreco

    fgreco Member

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    Hi I have the hewlitt packard wich some of you may know me. The virus has a location it is c:\windows\isrus\edmond.exe
    It said high allert. The scanner could not delete it.
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    what anti- virus program are you using. do an online scan with www.antivirus.com free housecall to check for viruses & spyware
     
  3. fgreco

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    I have norton antivirus the instructions are to reboot in safe mode and then scan again. Can you tell me how to reboot in safe mode on windows xp home edition.
     
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    hold the crtl button after rebooting. a menu will come up with various options so select safe mode & enter
     
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    thanks ddp
     
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    no problem, teach & learn
     
  7. fgreco

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    Hey I ve tried so many times and the computer just boots up under regular mode. the other screen doesnt even come up. Do you know any other way to do it. tahnks.
     
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    try the f8 button at the post screen & hold it down, do the same thing with the control button
     
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    You need to repeatedly tap the F8 key during the Bootup sequence to get the menu with the Safe Mode Boot Option.
     
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    thanks both of you, I went under safe mode and I scaned the computer and got the virus called EDMOND.
     
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    do an online scan with www.antivirus.com free housecall to make certain system is clean
     
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    Ok I will thanks two the both of you.
     

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