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Fake Virus Protection and Crash

Toshiba Satellite l505-s6946 notebook
August 4, 2010 at 11:55:37
Specs: Windows Vista
I got several fake virus protections infecting my computer that have caused my computer to go to a black screen twice that says "dumping memory to disk" or something to that effect. I have pop ups telling me all kinds of programs are infected and Malwarebytes is the only anti virus software I can run. Help?!?!

I seem to have gotten rid of the fake software, but now my AVG pops up warnings of tracking cookie threats every two seconds and a warning telling me Windows has encountered a critical problem and will reboot in one minute pops up after being online after a few minutes. Then my computer shuts down. Any suggestions?

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August 4, 2010 at 19:50:38
What's the pop up say/the error code it gives you?.

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August 4, 2010 at 20:25:51
"Windows has encountered a critical problem and will restart automatically in one minute." And then something about please back up your work.

I ran Registry Mechanic earlier and it found 302 problems with my registry. I let it fix those problems, and I just now got home to use my computer again about 10 minutes ago and haven't seen the message yet. Fingers crossed.

Also, what are .dll? When Windows restarts now I have two pop ups telling me I have .dll's that won't work/won't start. I can restart to get the exact message if needed..

These are the .dll messages:
Error loading burolage.dll
The specified module could not be found.

And then the same message for vpfsp.dll and vpeap.dll

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August 5, 2010 at 09:27:44
DLL's (Dynamic Link Library) are files that are used by programs/the operating system to function correctly. In the future, I would use CCleaner, instead of Registry Mechanic.

burolage.dll appears to be a malicious dll (most likely from the fake AV suite you had). I'm not sure about the other two. About the crashing though, Reboot, press F8, and there should be an option to disable automatic restart on system failure. After that, I would boot into Safe Mode again (F8, if it doesn't go into Safe Mode the first time), and either try scanning with the Windows System File Checker by going to Start > Run > sfc /scannow (You'll need a Windows XP disc to use this feature as it involves replacing lost files on the system with those from the disc) , If you don't have a Windows XP CD/one to do the Recovery Console with, you could try BartPE if you have a blank disc available:

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August 6, 2010 at 11:08:45
I ended up taking my computer to a tech yesterday bc I couldn't do much with it anymore. My system had to be restarted and I lost everything. =[ I appreciate your help. This problem just snowballed and I couldn't get things under control. Very nasty virus.

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