Computer won't start up in normal mode

August 14, 2009 at 10:48:24
Specs: Windows XP

Right now I have the computer in debugging mode. I'm not sure if it's still okay to use the computer much like this but it's the only way I can right now. In normal mode right before the welcome screen comes up it will restart, and do it again and again if I let it. I started getting the blue screen that says make sure any recently installed software or hardware is installed properly, use safe mode, etc etc... I ran my computer in safe mode and ran Malwarebytes, AVG, Superantispyware, and at first it didn't pick up anything. Here's the logs from the scan.

http://img256.imageshack.us/img256/...

Those were on 2 different scans


I ran Trend Micro Rootkit Buster and it came up with
Master Boot Record (MBR) Sector
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\SKYNETbeexuwkm.sys
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SKYNETipouomps.dll
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SKYNETsieetwlx.dat
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SKYNETwbuxyymd.dll
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SKYNETwfhxjkbw.dat


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#1
August 14, 2009 at 11:23:03

If your getting the error
"make sure any installed hardware or software has been installed properly"
You should confirm that.
Have you actually just tried to install something before this happened ?
Did you run a file or program before you got the error ?
Because if you have, that may be the problem, and if so, try removing it from safe mode, then restarting.
Same with any hardware, If you have plugged in anything new to your pc, unplug it then restart.

If you haven't installed anything before this problem, Then do System restore.
Start > All programs > Accessories > System tools > System restore.

Set it back to a date before you had the error. For example. If you had the error about 2 days ago, Set it to a data 3 days or beyond, but dont go too far.

Then try booting back into normal mode, You won't lose any work you have done so don't be worried if you haven't done this before.

Hope this helps, If it doesn't please post your results from what i have said.

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#2
August 14, 2009 at 11:30:27

Sorry I forgot to mention that. I did not install anything before this happened. I tried doing the system restore, but there are no restore points set. I'm not sure why or if somehow I disabled it, but I can't do it. I'm the administrator account. I started up in safe mode and went to the administrator account instead of mine to see if I could do it there but there wasn't any restore points either.

I hardly ever install any programs on my computer. Is it possible a virus or spyware is using a program or hardware to cause this problem?

Edit: I went to Control Panel > System > System Restore. The box that says "Turn off system restore on all drives" is not checked.


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#3
August 14, 2009 at 11:38:19

Maybe I should post another thread for this, but I just noticed I'm getting redirecting when I use Google or Yahoo. I was trying to look up more information and was getting linked to http://aboutfactoring.org/result.ph...

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