Hi there, recently my laptop has been infected with malware that has caused it to not startup properly unless used in safe mode. The laptop boots up as normal up to the login screen, and after entering my password and logging in, I am met with 'dwm.exe failed to initialise- error code (0xc0000022)'. Afer clicking OK it tell me that explorer.exe failed too, and am error report window comes up that also crashes. Even if I attempt to open task manager i get this message: 'taskmgr.exe failed to intialise properly'.
This has caused me serious problems, I've tried malwarebyres as in safe mode I was getting Vista Guardian 2010 scammed and so I ran a scan and fixed all problems, but this error remains and is a real nightmare.
I've tried system restore but it tells me I have no restore points although I'm fairly sure I had some before. If I try to use a Vista repair disc it asks me to check if I've got any USB devices plugged in and to restart with them plugged out, and I never have anything plugged in.
Thank you for taking the time to read, and if you manage to help me it will be great, as this is causing me so many problems.