Unable to open any programs, only IE

September 30, 2009 at 08:33:59
Specs: Windows XP
i need help! I think i downloaded a virus or spyware from a website. i can't open any program besides internet explorer. and when i say nothing i mean nothing! can't even open cmd.

i also keep getting a pop-up when searching for help. Windows Police scanner? that leads me to another website to buy and download an AV?

i have no clue what to do...i dont know too much about comps and need some help...thank you

kris d.


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#1
September 30, 2009 at 09:45:32
kris d.,

Follow the instructions at the link below.

Remove Windows Police Pro (Removal Guide)

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/vir...

Tufenuf


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#2
September 30, 2009 at 12:08:51
Tufenuf,

Thanks for the help, but i'm having problems with the malware. I installed it and when it began to scan my comp, the program closed and i couldnt reopen it. The same thing has been happening to all my anti-virus spyware software. They close when i begin the scan and wont re-open or just wont open period. What's wrong with my comp?

I really appreciate the help

kris d.


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#3
September 30, 2009 at 18:50:38
Have you followed the instructions exactly in sequence under:

Automated Removal Instructions for Windows Police Pro using Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware:

at the link I posted?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/vir...

Tufenuf


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#4
October 1, 2009 at 02:10:32
see instructions under "Now let's make .exe files work" to fix the
problem: http://www.pcindanger.com/windows-p...

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#5
October 1, 2009 at 07:14:39
Tufenuf,

Yes, i printed the directions like it suggested and followed them in order until 14. When i started the scan, it switched to scanning, then just closed after a second of scanning and i couldn't get it back up. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling but it just did the same thing. I tried another virus scanner that i had seen suggested on other forums for this problem, "Avira Antivir Personal". It has been scanning and doesnt close. Hopefully, I've gotten rid of it all. My comp is working without the pop-ups and such. Everything is working so far. But i guess we'll see. Thanks for your help! I really appreciate it.

kris d.


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#6
October 1, 2009 at 07:31:30
Please note that Malwarebytes is not the only anti-spyware application that may actually help you to solve the problem. You may use a free version of Spyware Doctor or SuperAntispyware.

Download links:
http://pack.google.com/intl/en/pack...
http://www.superantispyware.com/


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#7
October 7, 2009 at 06:40:28
Read this Windows Police PRO removal guide.

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