Spyware, viruses, & security forum: HELP ME!!! Do You Guys Know About IrfanView BEING A VIRUS

by: gfunkafro November 1, 2005 9:21 PM PST

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HELP ME!!! Do You Guys Know About IrfanView BEING A VIRUS

by gfunkafro - 11/1/05 9:21 PM

Ok my friend put this program on his computer and he downloaded it from myspace. Now my question is it a virus? The reason why I asked was his computer started to do funny things shortly after downloading it. Also if anyone knows how to help me that would be great. WHAT IS WRONG is that his computer will boot, but when it gets to the loading windows screen, it will start the booting to windows screen but it will stop, restart and start the process over agian about 4-8 times before you can get to windows. Now you can get into windows but only for a brief period of time(about 1-5 mins). Now i tried booting into last good known configuretion, that did the same thing as the pervious. Then i tried booting into safe mode. I could get into windows fine but Nortan antivirus makes the computer restart, and avg doesn't even open. In safe mode it will stay open for a minimum 5 mins and it won't stay on for much longer tho. He is running on XP, and a fairly new computer. IF YOU CAN HELP ME THAT WILL BE GREAT!

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