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    Unhappy Infected PC automatically reboots


    I have a problem. I had BullGuard on my PC at home. The license expired recently and looks like my PC is infected.

    The problem is that as soon as I log in, Vista security center throws a popup saying that my PC is infected. (I guess i saw a message that regsvr32.exe is infected. But not sure.) Within a few seconds it throws a blue screen and then reboots.

    My question is how do I clean up my pc ? I am not able to install any AV software as it keeps rebooting.

    Starting the PC in safe mode does not create any issues or reboots. I have a pendrive. can I install AV sw using my pen drive in safe mode. I am worried if the virus might get transferred to my pen drive. I have quite a bit of data in there.

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    How about safe mode with networking to gain Internet access to download anti-malware programs?
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    It reboots even in safe mode with internet access.
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    Originally Posted by sridharj23
    It reboots even in safe mode with internet access.
    Have you already tried "Last Known Good Configuration"?

    Also, do you have another computer that you can connect the infected drive to? Possibly connect it via external HD enclosure to another computers USB port.
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    RE:Infected PC automatically reboots


    The above problem may be caused due to following reasons:
    1. Having too little RAM.
    2. The CPU being bad.
    3. Having a bad stick of memory
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    Create Live CD (download from sites for free).
    Boot from CD and scan your computer.

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