Urgent anti virus help required Tags: Antivirus Windows Last response: January 4, 2002 11:16 PM in Windows 95/98/ME Share hachiman January 3, 2002 6:52:22 PM Hi Just downloaded an .exe file which has installed something called "i hate you" which instantly shuts down my pc as soon as i boot. I managed to get in to my system'but pressing ctrl alt del as soon as windows desktop appeared and ending every task i could see including the "i hate you" one. I have deleted the original 'exe and deleted the folder it created. Also i have deleted the i hate you icons that appeared on the start taskbar. One doing run msconfig and looking at my start up programmes i hate you is listed there. I unchecked this'but still my system shut down after the boot. Help More about : urgent anti virus required hachiman January 3, 2002 7:19:11 PM Hi Managed to stop the shutdowns by practically unchecking all the boxes in the startup in msconfig. So thats the quick fix'but can anyone help in the long term? Thanx Smilin January 3, 2002 7:31:03 PM Check with mcafee or symantec. Also check this registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices and HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Anonymous January 4, 2002 11:16:29 PM You might want to try to AVG. It is great for cleaning and detecting viruses. The web site is www.grisoft.com. It has been go to me. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumAnti-Anti-Virus Software ForumXP security virus strange problems [ urgent ] ForumHard drive capacity suddenly says to be full. Please help . Urgent ForumURGENT ! I cant get rid of these trojans ForumHelp ! A good anti-virus ForumGood Anti Virus and Firewall ForumFirst ever programming...an anti-virus software ForumZoneAlarm with Anti-Virus . Sms OK... any Pro'sor Cons ForumRunning Anti-Virus ForumNorton Anti Virus 2004 ForumAvira Free Anti-Virus ...no spyware protection? Forumfree firewall and anti-virus software ForumANTI VIRUS ???? Forumanti virus pgm for win98se, 64meg 200mHz system? ForumAnti-Virus , Malware and Anti -Hijacking Programs Forum"NTLDR is missing" windows 95 ForumI just got hit by the Y2K2 virus! Forumwin 98se network, internet help please :) ForumI need help! ForumHELP: My small icons are all black More resources !