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black screen w/cursor after "Disk Antivirus Pro" virus

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by drgerry, Mar 1, 2013.

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  1. drgerry

    drgerry Thread Starter

    Mar 1, 2013
    Windows XP/SP3 (fully updated)

    was working on windows phone problem
    got the "Disk Antivirus Professional" virus
    I immediately disconnected my ethernet cable
    and went to TASK MANAGER and started deleting all suspicious services
    I errantly deleted a svhost file and it went into shutdown mode
    upon reboot I got a black screen with only the mouse cursor, which moves fine.
    I tried to reinstall windows XP from OEM disk, went through entire procedure
    Still boots to black screen w/cursor
    tried safe mode = black screen w/ cursor & safe mode in corners
    finally got to safe mode with command prompt (but still no screen)
    From cmd; regedit - I cannot find any of the files that are associated with "Disk Antivirus Professional" - ie "random.exe", etc.

    I've searched all I can about this and cannot find a fix.
    Someone please point me in the right direction.

    I still have cmd up on the computer, I'm afraid to close it again.

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