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after removing a virus my laptop when it comes into windows it logs back off

Posted on 2009-03-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I am running windows xp. I had the antiviurs 2009 virus or malware. I removed it with malware bytes and super antispyware removal. Now when I go to log into windows it just logs back off.
Question by:jaythetech
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Expert Comment

by:Bird Dog
ID: 24021604
can you get into safe mode?

Author Comment

ID: 24021619
No it will not go into safe mode.

Expert Comment

by:Bird Dog
ID: 24021660
are you logging in as the Administrator account or Your own account?
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Author Comment

ID: 24021696
My own account but has administrator privileges.

Accepted Solution

defkamel earned 250 total points
ID: 24021750
boot from media and restore or repair the OS. http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/tutorial148.html

Author Comment

ID: 24021812
I am doing that right now if it fixes the problem I will be sure to give you credit for the solution

Author Closing Comment

ID: 31564453
Your advise was good and accurate although it did not fix the problem it is the same thing I would have done. I just wanted another opinion. I am going to re-image the laptop now.

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