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So tonight I was trying to download a program serial because I lost mine and ended up getting some trojans. Avast kept picking them up and I was deleting them but then my taskbar disappeared. Explorer.exe is also gone. I tried running a new explorer.exe and it stops it right away (a window pops up when In safe mode but disappears before I can read it). There's a bunch of svchost.exe running now too. I tried booting into safe mode but once it loads windows I just have a black screen and all I can do is open task manager. Any ideas what I can do short of reformatting and re-installing windows???
    
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1897922560 KB HP DVD640 Win 7 Home Prem x64/ Win XP Home 40" Samsung 1080p LCD 
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MS Wireless/ MS Laser 6000 Silverstone Strider SST-ST1000-P Cooler Master Cosmos S MS Sidewinder/ MS Laser 6000 
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You can try running your pc in safe-mode and run your anit-virus program. The unfortunate side effect is that a back door may have been installed. Without knowing exactly what was changed on your machine a full format may be the only way to secure your machine. Don't believe warez sites, they usually contain trojans/spyware.
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