step/by/step format. no

April 25, 2009 at 14:17:41
Specs: Windows 2000
OK, it has been a month and I can not seem to get the answers to this "login-loop" that hit me on 3-29-09.......so I scream "uncle" ...I need a good link to a step by step instruction to properly format and reinstall a OS............anyone????

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#1
April 25, 2009 at 14:23:32
... you mention "log in loop" perhaps you can provide the link to that post?

... did you have any service packs installed?

... if not there may be an easy solution .

Grrrr
"...pentathol makes you sing like a canary"
... got brain freeze


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#2
April 25, 2009 at 14:31:11
Computing.Net > Forums > Security and Virus > can not get past login screen .................I have tried everyyyything I can find...i do not have OS disks

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#3
April 25, 2009 at 14:37:33
... as you can not provide the link how about answering the question....did you have any service packs installed?

Grrrr
"...pentathol makes you sing like a canary"
... got brain freeze


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#4
April 25, 2009 at 14:49:35
I sent you the link in this forum......there may of been a win update done at that time....... when i looked through the directories of hard drive in recovery console (from 4 diskette boot)there was some entries on 3-29 i was delete them except for 1 that says..............downloaded program files

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#5
April 25, 2009 at 15:10:33
... links to click

http://www.computing.net/answers/se...

... without service packs installed one just deleted:

del C:\Winnt\system32\config\sam

... from command prompt

http://www.computing.net/answers/wi...

... without the *.*

... with service security packs who knows??

... @ your own risk ... if you're gona format as last resort!!

Grrrr
"...pentathol makes you sing like a canary"
... got brain freeze


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#6
April 25, 2009 at 17:43:51
ok that did not work..... still stuck at login ,,,, thank you though

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#7
April 26, 2009 at 15:01:02
OMG!!!!!!!!!!!!! do not ask but somehow when reading even MORE STUFF I decided to copy my sons w2k "repair" file to a floppy then to my system32\config ........OMG my desktop came up but things are screwy .so now I need to run a scan I guess?????

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#8
April 26, 2009 at 22:32:25
http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

http://download.cnet.com/Malwarebyt...

Grrrr
"...pentathol makes you sing like a canary"
... got brain freeze


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#9
April 27, 2009 at 10:15:33
OK SLEDGE HAMMER TIME!!!!!!! now i can not get in again

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#10
April 28, 2009 at 18:50:27
1. Before starting, download:
a. most current AV virus def file (Symantic has an .exe file you can get through "Intelligent Updater")
b. SpyBot Search & Destroy
...put them all on a second HD, USB thumb drive or burn a CD.

2. Obtain M$ Security Update disks (both for the OS and Office).

3. Disconnect the cat5 cable to your NIC.

4. Format and reinstall OS and drivers.

5. Install AV.

6. Install the AV def file.

7. Install M$ Security Patches from disks.

8. Connect the cat5 cable from the ROUTER to the NIC (I prefer hardware rather than software firewalls).

9. Once online the very first site should be your AV supplier to get ALL available program updates.

10. Disconnect cat5 cable.
Finally you can install your favorite programs, if M$ Office is in your inventory use the Office Security Patch CD.

11. After they are in, install SpyBot.
Reconnect cat5 cable.

12. Update and run SpyBot.

13. Now is the time to get the rest of your Security Patches from "Windoze Update". While you are there check the "Office Update" site, download them all!

14. Don't cruise the Net until all the above is done. If you visited your favorite "Debbie Does Dallas" website before this, GOD only knows what you've picked up!

Be advised THIS IS AN ALL DAY JOB! Start early, DON'T take any shortcuts!

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Embrace paranoia, they ARE out to get you!


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#11
April 29, 2009 at 10:12:00
OK thank you for the valuable information but....ummm kinda rude assuming that I visit any "debbie does dallis" sites....remember what " ass-u-me" gets ya...........again ty for the info

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#12
April 29, 2009 at 10:14:40
"...Debbie Does Dallas"... ???

Grrrr
"...pentathol makes you sing like a canary"
... got brain freeze


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#13
April 29, 2009 at 10:20:41
OH sheeeeeeeeesh lol...i am typing with left hand only....DALLAS

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#14
April 29, 2009 at 17:49:38
"Debbie Does Dallas" is a famous piece if porn that almost every American has heard of, although few have ever seen it including myself.

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#15
April 30, 2009 at 10:01:29
LOL I am 45 years old I HAVE seen it lmao ...it was BAD!!!!

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