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Old 05-28-2009, 08:15 AM   #1
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So apparently I got a virus that won't let me open any internet explorer windows, they flash for like a millisecond then poof, they're gone. It won't let me update my AV or Spyware cleaner. If it idles back to the user screen, it says my password is invalid. I can't use the system restore, it says "System Restore is not able to protect your computer. Please restart your computer, and then run System Restore again." then that doesn't work either. What can I do? Anybody have this problem before?......
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