sifting for worms

June 24, 2006 3:14am CST
I have had to keep my PC in safe mode for the last week, because in normal mode it keps restarting without warning. Sometimes it crashes on rebooting. Even in Sfe Mode, my anti virus software makes my machine restart yet again. I have tried to download Norton anti virus, but I cannot use it in safe mode. It sounds like the symptoms of the blaster worm, except my PC restarts without warning at all. I have been looking in regedit ofr msblast or fils withthat name, and also for penis32, but none have come to light. If not blaster, then what could it be? How can I get the anti virus onNorton to do its job withut crashing my PC? I also have a strange number of records in my Windows folder beginning with KB and a long string of numbers, purportedly about failed rebootings. Any ideas on how to sort this out would be most welcome L Stevens chalicehu@yahoo.com
7 responses
@nebulla (127)
• India
17 Dec 06
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17 Oct 07
Thanks everyone - turned out my motherboard had been fried. Itcould have been a sotrm, or more likely, the dogy electirc - Ialso had to get the whole switch in the hall replaced after sparks and flame kept coming out of it after it winked out.
@hi2rashid (153)
• India
10 Jun 09
they may be the pen drive viruses. they are going to play the vital role in next generation
@inovasi (10)
• Indonesia
22 Nov 06
try brontok antivirus.
@ajaybiz4u (277)
• India
21 Nov 06
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@KrauseHome (36682)
• United States
19 Nov 06
Do what Old buddy suggested here, about doing a Complete system restore to your Computer with the original systems disk that came with your Computer when you purchased it. This should Solve your problem as this would then make your Computer like New. Otherwise you will end up possibly crashing your Drive, etc. and then have to start over completely, or get a New computer.
@hush5605 (674)
• United States
13 Oct 06
Many sites now offer a "Live Scan" that will scan your computer for viruses and eliminate them at the same time. Symantec.com offers one as do several others. Best of Luck!
• Hong Kong
13 Aug 06
Get a free safety scan for your computer by msn hope can help:) http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/update/windows_live_safety_center.mspx