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Brother Downloaded Virus

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Onto his Toshiba Qosmio laptop. Apparently he was browsing some WoW-related forum, clicked on some dooder's sig, saw a box saying, "This site would like to make changes to your computer," clicked allow, and now cannot launch any programs.

Trying to boot in safe mode causes the motherboard to beep uncontrollably and not respond until the key is un-pressed, allowing it to boot normally. I have a Windows 7 installation CD, and I just wanna do a clean re-install. What must I do to:
  • Wipe his hard drive
  • Install Windows 7

Additionally, if there is some way I can boot from my CD and then run Microsoft Security Essentials from there, let me know.

So yeah... Tech un-savvy brother ruins computer, tech savvy brother must fix it. Please help!
    
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Samsung Spinpoint F3 500GB Crucial M4 128GB Lite-On CD/DVD Burner Corsair A50 
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http://www.dban.org/download

That will do Gutmann 35 Passes.. nothing will survive

Im guessing you want to nuke the drive before installing windows, because you dont trush windows formatting?
Edited by andrewmchugh - 8/7/11 at 10:28am
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Intel Core i7 5930K  EVGA x99 Micro EVGA GTX 980 SC ACX 16GB Corsair DDR4 Vengeance LPX Black PC4-21300 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
500GB Samsung 840 EVO H105 Win 10 ASUS ROG PG279 
KeyboardPowerCase
Ducky Shine 1 MX-Red Corsair AX 860i  Fractal Design Node 804 Black 
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Core i7 @ 2.6  GT650 16GB of 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM 256GB SSD 
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Click on my sig follow that guide
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