Boot scan CDs

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jpero PM jpero
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Posted: 6/22/2011 6:29:19 PM
Does anyone know of any good programs to create a boot scan cd for windows vista?

I know I am going to have to reinstall my operating system but I want to try to get it to boot up long enough to try getting some files.

I have the windows boot cd and AVG boot cd for scanning for viruses but was wondering if there was a spybot boot cd or something comparable.


Lippsman PM Lippsman
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Posted: 6/24/2011 12:14:57 PM

Would probably be best if you put the HD in another computer and get them that way.  Or get a adapter and make an external drive and just plug it in a USB port to look for your files.

Do you have access to another computer ?

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Posted: 6/24/2011 11:46:07 PM
I have an external HD and another computer.

Problem is that a trojan has caused this issue. It must be deep rooted because when I run the AVG scan it says it removes it and then when you restart the computer the virus relaunches.

I haven't messed around with the computer for a couple weeks but last time I removed the virus and rebooted it, it started up and windows loaded but then the blue screen came up about an error.
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Posted: 6/25/2011 7:56:55 AM
Ah, then lets do this.  Start your computer in safe mode with no networking and do a scan.  That way the virus most likely will not be able to load. AVG looks ugly in safe mode, but it will scan.  There are a few other things we can do after this.  But lets see how this works out.
woopdurritis PM woopdurritis
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Posted: 6/27/2011 6:31:13 AM
JPero, 

Call Microsoft directly.  They are extremely good with viruses, and have walked me through getting rid of 1 or 2 over the past few years.  They are very persistent and don't stop until they have 100% fixed your problem.  That being said it can take over an hour... so have some free time available.
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