troubleshooting Question

usrinit removal problem

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I have a laptop with Windows 2000 on it.  This morning Sophos detected a worm (I think it was w32/Maddis) but couldn't remove the file:

c:\winnt\system32\usrinit.exe

I then followed the removal instructions which were to start the laptop in safe mode and delete the file.  However now when I start the laptop it gets to the login screen, it accepts my login but after a few moments it returns to the login screen - thus it seems stuck in an endless loop.

All help gratefully received

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