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Xp repair freeze!!!

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Necron9, Oct 27, 2011.

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  1. Necron9

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    I am having trouble running xp repair. the computer i am working on was damaged by a number of viruses and i think i can repair the damage with xp repair except that everytime i run the program it freezes after completing. all i get is a black screen with the windows logo and please wait... below. i have waited more than 3 hours, which i am sure is far to long, with no results. Please help!!! i really need to avoid a fresh install of xp because the programs are apparantly irreplacable or exeremly difficult to reinstall/configure. any help would be greatly appreciated!!

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  2. Mark1956

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    Did you seek help on a Malware forum to have an expert help you make sure the PC was clean?

    Do you know what the main infection was?
     
  3. Necron9

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    yes i am sure the infection is gone, and for the life of me i cannot remember what the virus name is but it has been completly cleaned out.
     
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    But, did you get help on a Malware forum to be sure it was clean. Just running a few Anti Virus progs does not guarantee the infection has all gone. By the sound of your problem is most likely hasn't.
     
  5. Elvandil

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    Besides the possibility of malware, the damage done may also be irreparable. A repair will replace many Windows components, but in its effort to preserve user programs and settings, it also very often saves the problem that prompted the repair.

    There is no excuse for no backups.

     
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