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Old 04-27-2010, 12:51 PM   #1
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Default Help needed.....Urgent.

My dad downloaded limewire on sunday and downloaded one song (thats all).
I then went to turn on the computer the next day and the welcome screen (where u select which user you want) wouldn't show up.
So instead I had to use (still am using) "safe mode with networking" and deleted limewire. I ran my AVG and it didnt detect a virus or anything bad.
I have tried defragmenting it but "safe mode" wont allow me to open it.
If anybody has any suggestions of what to do please HELP!!!
Many thanks

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Old 04-27-2010, 01:13 PM   #2
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Default Re: Help needed.....Urgent.

What OS are you using? Xp/Vista? Maybe there is a restore point that you could roll back to? If not you could try running a repair on it with the system disk assuming that you do have that. I should point out that there is some data loss risk involved with this method.

I just read your update about the OS. I was mulling it over and thought maybe it would be easiest to start from scratch? When in explorer do you see your dads user/account? You could always create another user and migrate the data over to the new account, IF its there.

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Old 04-27-2010, 04:32 PM   #3
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try MBAM http://www.malwarebytes.org/ and see what happens.
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