Computer crashed after Spyware attack

  Nickelback1 15:06 07 Sep 08

Had a spyware warning this morning with a window security alert to reboot.
Did reboot & screen went blank after connection to a click here so I shut computer down quickly.
Now it wont boot without doing the same thing, even if I try safe mode it's still the same trying to connect to above site ?
I'm running Vista
What now ?

  Andsome 15:30 07 Sep 08

Try to access this site and do an on line scan.

click here

  Andsome 15:36 07 Sep 08

Just noticed that you are using Vista. The first link is the original version and may not run on Vista. Use this one instead, this one will run.

click here

  Nickelback1 15:39 07 Sep 08

Thx Andsome,I cant get the PC to boot past vista login so unable to go online to run scan either in normal or safe mode.

Does anyone know the system restore command in Dos to run restore in Vista from the safe mode c prompt ? (PS it's not rstrui.exe tho from the restore folder in System 32)

  mfletch 15:54 07 Sep 08

type rstrui.exe,


  Nickelback1 16:26 07 Sep 08

Thanks mfletch, found that in the system32, did the restore & it's back up running.
It as hijacked & totally disabled my Norton 2008 !!

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