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XTJ
25-10-2010, 01:22 PM
Any help PLEASE.

Trojan very quickly and dramatically took out my notebook yesterday. AVG and MWB detected and removed but the virus kept reappearing and now can't boot into anything. Blue screen of death saying fatal exception ......computer shutdown. This appears when trying normal boot, last known good, safe mode.

I am happy to reinstall WINXP but would like to move some data from my C: to D: before doing so. My plan is to boot from USB drive and use an explorer like program to copy over the files I want to save and my outlook files.

Does anyone know how to create a boot usb and if there is such a program around that will let me copy file from c: to d:??

Any suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks all.

JTX

jareemon
25-10-2010, 01:38 PM
you could use dos :p

Snorkbox
25-10-2010, 01:41 PM
Or a Linux CD if the notebook has a CD/DVD drive.

feersumendjinn
25-10-2010, 01:41 PM
Do you have a cd/dvd drive, use a linux live boot cd.
<SNAP>

SoniKalien
25-10-2010, 01:42 PM
Alternatively, you should be able to boot from a Linux live cd like Ubuntu and use that to copy files.

<double snap>

Snorkbox
25-10-2010, 01:44 PM
Two snaps. :)

XTJ
25-10-2010, 01:44 PM
OK.

I'm DOS illiterate.....was hoping there was a lazier way with clicks and icons and pictures but will bite my tongue and get on with it.

THANKS:drool

Snorkbox
25-10-2010, 01:45 PM
So do you have an optical drive then? Linux will give you a graphical interface.

feersumendjinn
25-10-2010, 01:46 PM
http://www.computerhope.com/msdos.htm
:D

XTJ
25-10-2010, 01:48 PM
Acutally I'll have a crack with linux live....cd drive is a bit iffy lately so hopefully will boot.

Thanks everyone I think I've got enough to go on here.

jareemon
25-10-2010, 01:49 PM
http://www.911cd.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=21049

Snorkbox
25-10-2010, 01:51 PM
You might want to try this which will give you a reasonably easy interface:-

http://www.ubcd4win.com/downloads.htm

HTH.

pctek
25-10-2010, 06:55 PM
Trojan very quickly and dramatically took out my notebook yesterday.



Nah - it just trashed WIndows. Notebook is fine.

XTJ
05-11-2010, 09:29 PM
BUT LONELY.

wainuitech
05-11-2010, 09:39 PM
After getting the data over to a USB drive, BEFORE you reinstall Windows, run the saved data through a good Antivirus to check its hasn't infected the USB drive or the data.

Some Trojans will jump into the USB drive and can reinfect a clean system the second they are plugged in.