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Disabled taskmgr, regedit, IE, spybotsd, malware

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Have an XP Pro SP3 with malware.  It has disabled taskmgr, regedit, IE, spybotsd at least.  Malwarebytes removed four items (trojans and downloaders).  GPedit will run, but changes to Ctrl-alt-del; and disable regedit will not stick.  Common tricks to run Reg delete as a vbs script or in CLI mode to del related keys will run, but does not help.  Seems I can not start in Safe Mode either.  The hosts file was not hit.

1) Any ideas what this malware is and 2) how to clear it from this system?
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