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No Safe Mode, No Desktop, No Regedit etc. Help!

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by KHFC_Taylor, May 20, 2011.

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    KHFC_Taylor Thread Starter

    May 9, 2011
    May be in the wrong section, apologies if it is.

    I've had AVIRA anti-virus for a while, recently the guard started flickering on and off every five minutes or so. I figured no big deal as I'd done a full virus scan after on one occasion and no harm had come of it, so I neglected fixing it.

    The relevance? Tonight it flicked off and XP Anti-Virus 2011 installed itself before I could do anything. I tried in vain to do something to stop it, and deleted some of the registry edits that I didn't recognise off my task manager via the search system (nhg.exe amongst others) that had just appeared. Regardless of this my internet or any other program couldn't open

    I restart my computer to attempt to fix it and whilst Windows loaded, only the background did and little else. No taskbar, no start button (Even pressing the keyboard button doesn't work). I then try to boot in safe mode. It fails to do so. This means I can't get a HiJackThis thing to put on here which you guys usually figure out how to fix stuff from.

    Anyway I then reboot, and CTRL+Alt+Del works so I try to open explorer with that to see if it was the problem. It didn't recognise the file, nor MSCONFIG nor regedit.

    Looking up the forum, can see three other people possibly with a problem as a result of this flaming Anti-Virus virus...

    So with, no safe mode, no reg edit, no taskbar...

    Can anybody help?


    Desktop has finally loaded. However very few of the programs usually in the bottom right corner have loaded. I try to click on Firefox/IE/Anything and it says "This file does now have a program associated with it for performing this action. Create an association in the Folder Options Control Panel."

    Regedit and MSCONFIG still don't work. So can't touch the registry or system restore, the latter can't be done through start due to the above reason.
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