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Fighting through troublesome malware

Some malware are nothing more than a pain in the butt. Others, however, can go as far as to prevent your most critical systems from opening properly. See what Windows security threats expert Kevin Beaver has to say about such malware here.

I have a Windows XP Pro and a virus or malicious file has my computer locked up to where Windows will not open: "access denied to object...". I don't mind paying for a program to fix this but I would like to download it to one computer and then load it on the disabled one.
This can be a tough one. I recommend going through my Malware Removal Handbook for ideas. The bottom line is that you'll need a tool like Winternals ERD Commander that I mention.

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This was first published in August 2006

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