Trojan Horse Downloader.perfiler.a

  Curio 15:49 11 Apr 04

My son downloaded the latest update from AVG and rebooted his PC as requested. The result was every time the PC is booted, it gets to loading the Icons in System Tray and freezes at the AVG Icon. He is then informed Trojan Horse Downloader.perfiler.a Found in file
Following the instructions to clear this problem, the PC Freezes. He has tried a System Restore but it resulted in the same problem.
He is currently unable to operate his computer at all.
Windows ME is the OS.
All offers of help gratefully accepted. Hoping that a format and reinstall will not be required.

  VoG II 15:51 11 Apr 04

Disable System Restore, scan to be sure it has gone, re-enable SR click here

  Curio 17:50 11 Apr 04

VoG. Many thanks for your prompt response. He had to do it via SafeMode, but he is now back up and running - andf has stopped sweating!!

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