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Can't use Safe Mode -XP- Ransomware

Posted by poohbear2767 (My Page) on
Mon, Mar 18, 13 at 17:18

I booted a computer up normally. It has some variation of
the ransomware virii on it. I need to remove it. (not my computer).
Normally, I would boot into safe mode and install MBAM
on the computer and remove the virus that way.
I booted into safe mode, and the ransomware screen came up.

If I can't boot into safe mode to remove the virus,
how can I remove the virus another way.

Computer is a Dell running XP home edition.

Thanks.

Pooh Bear


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RE: Can't use Safe Mode -XP- Ransomware

You might look at the Avira rescue cd
Think they are the one that puts it out monthly .. seems ok the one time I used it.

Boots from cd and scans/removes.

Here is a link that might be useful: http://www.avira.com/en/download/product/avira-antivir-rescue-system


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RE: Can't use Safe Mode -XP- Ransomware

That seems to have worked. I can boot the computer now.

Thanks muchly.

Pooh Bear


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