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No log in screen on my laptop

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by kcbear, May 5, 2010.

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  1. kcbear

    kcbear Thread Starter

    Jan 5, 2007
    Hi there,

    When turning on the computer and after the initial start up the computer did not come up with the usual login screen where i need to hit ctrl-alt-del and then put in my password, it just sits there with a blue screen. The hard drive light continues to flicker on occasionally, i can use the mouse and touch pad but the keyboard doesn't do anything.

    I was surfing the net today and was at a torrent site (cant remember which one), and downloaded a small file. I didnt end up wanting it and deleted it without opening/runing (it was a zip or rar file), however my laptop is now acting up.

    I tried doing a system restore from the week before without success, taken out the hard drive and tested with Smartfraudfix and AVG internet security without success.

    Laptop is a Acer Extensa 5220 running XP Pro SP3 with Symantec virus protection.

    Any help would be appreciated

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