No internet Infected with antivirus 2009

  hiwatt 20:02 08 Dec 08

Hi folks,my brother got this on his computer.I ran malwarebytes and it removed it from start/add/remove programs.I then ran avg and it found nothing.The problem is the computer wont connect to the internet or update any programs.I tried to access system restore and rstrui.exe appears in task manager but it wont start?It won't boot into safe mode either.Anything else I can try other than reinstalling?Thanks.

  wis 20:11 08 Dec 08

proberly a few damaged corruped files,insert cd
repair install

  rawprawn 20:15 08 Dec 08

Repair XP click here

  wis 20:17 08 Dec 08

rawprawn thanks mate not got the links thing tyed
up yet

  jimv7 20:24 08 Dec 08

Run winsock fix forthe internet from click here

  hiwatt 20:32 08 Dec 08

I'll give the winsock fix a go.If all else fails I'll try a repair install.I was just wondering if there was maybe something else I could try.In internet options the home address was set to blank.I changed this and still no go.Even when I click on start\network connections,nothing happens.I did do a reg clean with regscrub xp afterwards.I could maybe try restoring that first?

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