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Have you ever had a virus kick you out of safe mode before.

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I was trying to get a fake antivirus off someone's PC and went into safe mode. The PC would immediately upon reaching safe mode reboot on its own into a normal boot.

I ended up just clean installing on it, but has this happened to anyone else and is there anything else that can be done when you can't start anything [Chrome, Avast.exe, regedit, task manager, ...nothing nor anything. You're completely frozen out] and there is no safe mode?
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for those type of viri you should have a hirens boot cd so you can run mini xp and run some scans it has built in scanners it can also be put on a usb stick.
Edited by Bal3Wolf - 11/8/13 at 10:47am
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It's like scratching your own back: it's not an easy thing to do. It's much easier if somebody else can do it. By the same token, you need some sort of tool to take care of the malware, because your OS can't do it by itself.
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This happened to 2 coworkers computers, I was able to fix it by doing a system restore through the boot menu.
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