My PC got a virus

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by ericb982, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. ericb982

    ericb982 New Member

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    Okay, I need some help. Usually, I am good with computers, but this time I screwed up. I got a virus on my pc. So far, all it seems to do is take FOREVER to log in, give me a black screen after logging in for 5 minutes, remove SP2 (still in windows 7 SP1) and make the CPU usage 100% (I am assuming it underclocked my processor)
    AVG free 2013 is REFUSING to scan, and will not let me install anti-virus. My current specs are as follows:

    RAM: DDR 2GB
    GPU: EVGA 8400 GS
    CPU: Athlon 64 3500+ (clock unknown, it is normally 2.2 GHz)
    PC: HP pavilion a1130n
    OS: windows 7 ultimate SP1
    anyone who can help me?
     
  2. Joe S

    Joe S Excellent Member

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    If you have access to another computer MS has a stand alone tool What is Windows Defender Offline? Try booting from that disk. Also did you try booting into safe mode and run AVG?
    Joe
     
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    ericb982 New Member

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    Hey Joe,AVG will not run in safe mode and I only have a Vista laptop but it has no CD-ROM/DVD-ROMS. Any other ideas?
     
  4. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    The instructions for Windows Defender Offline, tell you how to make set up a Flash Drive you can use.
     
  5. ericb982

    ericb982 New Member

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    Thanks, Saltgrass. I will try this ASAP.
     

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