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Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by lax30, Oct 6, 2003.

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  1. lax30

    lax30 Thread Starter

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    I'm almost positive I've received a Graybird virus on my laptop. I began receiving error messages on startup that read "Explorer.exe error" and "svchost.exe error". Now my system is locked and will not boot up in any mode.

    Any help would be greatful.
     
  2. kiwiguy

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    Possible.

    If it is, then the "svchost.exe" would be "svch0st.exe" (a zero in place of the "o")

    You would no doubt remember running a program that came in an e-mail though. You need to have actually run the "application" as this virus will not install without such an action having been taken.

    If you cannot run even in safe mode, its not looking good.
    Without knowing anything about your operating system version, its hard to be specific.

    I have an idea you are using XP however.

    That being the case, boot your system from the XP CD and choose repair.
     
  3. Rollin' Rog

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    What Windows version is this? What happens when you try Safe Mode? Or if XP, Safe Mode with Command Prompt?
     
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  5. lax30

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    the comp has locked up and will not allow me to enter in any mode.

    The OS is XP.
     
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