white box with text wont go away

November 16, 2011 at 20:33:26
Specs: windows 7
white text box on start up . . it has numerous random characters inside white box but no way to click it off... it blocks the bottom half of my web pages when i go online and it takes up the bottom right portion of my desktop..

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#1
November 16, 2011 at 22:08:15
why not do some virus and malware checks?

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#2
November 17, 2011 at 07:00:06
As suggested, check for malware. Also try a System Restore to a date just before the white box first appeared, if it's only appeared in the last few days.

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#3
November 18, 2011 at 04:34:59
Run Malwarebytes, then update your antivirus program and run that also (or get a better one). If you have any trouble installing Malwarebytes, restart in safe mode, do a system restore, restart in safe mode, and then install/run Malwarebytes there.

You have to be a little bit crazy to keep you from going insane.


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#4
November 22, 2011 at 22:43:46
Thank you guys so much!! ill update you as soon as i try these steps!!


BTW... it wont let me do a complete system restore at all!! ill try it in safe mode!


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