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Nothing.    I then went back to normal mode and ran the "trust" app in Norton 360. These are saved in the same location as OTL. yes a virus can survive a soft reboot and continue where it left off.boot into the boot menu by pressing f8 and select the mem stick as the boot device.emsisoft should When you rename the files, they may not see them as a threat thus allowing you to proceed. weblink

Share this post Link to post Share on other sites TheDarkKnight    Elite Member Trusted Advisors 1,123 posts Location: Gotham City Interests: Malware Hunting, sport and of course listening to music Q: What is robotic surgery? go into msconfig and stop all programs that need not run on start up/get program to scan boot sector too. ........ and NORTON IS THE BEST ...and YES I have tried them all....All the best Brett mouse24Jul 19, 2012, 5:04 AM Brett928S2 said: Hi Jumping the gun ...maybe...OR knowing PRECISELY what I check over here

Virus That Shuts Down Computer Automatically

Brett928S2Jul 19, 2012, 5:53 AM mouse24 said: You sure do pull that "I manage pc shops so I know everything and my word is absolute" card a lot.I could care less RockdpmJul 19, 2012, 6:09 AM Quote: Sorry, I just feel an overwhelming need to correct this."MB scans for viruses"Malwarebytes scans for and removes malware. who knows ? I assume I shouldn't open it...

Facebook Google+ Twitter YouTube Subscribe to TechSpot RSS Get our weekly newsletter Search TechSpot Trending Hardware The Web Culture Mobile Gaming Apple Microsoft Google Reviews Graphics Laptops Smartphones CPUs Storage Cases Try the stress test I suggested above. The program will open a black box and start making the files on your fixed disks visible again. Computer Spontaneously Shuts Off Please disconnect any USB or external drives from the computer before you run this scan!

Export/Backup your Identity Safe data. I do not know what other CPU intensive programs you might run, but the scan may tax it enough to overheat if it needs a cleaning. any suggestions...downloaded newest bios from compaq, tried in safe mode and still shutdown, checked power settings...... My Point exactly RockdpmJul 19, 2012, 6:19 AM Quote: Sorry but, did you intend to quote me, or was that an accident?

The electro tech in me wonders if a power supply failure would cause an abrupt, no warning shut down. Shutdown Virus Notepad Kind regards Lisa UK May 26, 2004 #17 DJDOOM TS Rookie I too have the same problem with my Compaq Presario 2700 I added Nortons 2005, adaware which has found Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart You could try using system restore to restore it back to the time before you got the virus.

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This problem appears to be very common for Acer laptops. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/48133-63-virus-shuts-computer-protection-software Taking advice from another poster on this board, I decided to vacuum the intake vent above my cpu. Virus That Shuts Down Computer Automatically Cheers Neuro Mar 26, 2004 #13 Neuro TS Rookie Some news concerning the spontaneous shut down of laptops... Shutdown Virus Removal Jan 21, 2004 #1 Shiney TS Booster Posts: 157 Check your power saving settings, try disabling them while you do a scan, also close any other program that may be running

Would it make sense to System Restore to before the first attempt at installing AVG 8 Free then un-install AVG 7.5 free before again downloading a fresh copy of AVG 8 http://copyprotecteddvd.net/shuts-down/computer-shuts-down-after-30-minutes.html Check that your Windows HOSTS file does not contain an entry for any AVG / Grisoft websites in it... I work as an administrator at an IT helpdesk and run into viruses every day.Edit: you should never have to buy software in order to delete a virus and get your I bought it about 3 years ago. Shutdown Virus Windows 7

Norton's found and deleted 1 virus (can't remember the name) but my computer fans and hard drive fans seem to be always going, and during all the scans it shuts down. There was one dust ball near it (I opened the laptop and blew it out with compressed air), but the blades of the fan seemed to have a thin layer of The firewall warns me that I'm then not protected until I restart. check over here Export/Backup your Identity Safe data.

That's a bit heavy handed but it'll get rid of it neieusJul 19, 2012, 12:39 AM Simply start the computer in safe mode, disable system restore and run the scan or Can A Virus Shut Down Your Computer this way you know there is no residual current feeding the ram so any virus hiding there will not reappear when the pc restarts... You know I only apologize where a apology is needed.

Job Done, Thanks John Nov 8, 2004 #21 bigles1@lsu.edu TS Rookie Laptop turns off too!

Export/Backup your Identity Safe data. All Rights Reserved. So far just downloading and scanning for viruses. Laptop Shuts Down Randomly Computer turns on for around a split second before shutting down again.

RockdpmJul 19, 2012, 9:52 AM ^Welcome to the internet HEXiTJul 19, 2012, 10:18 AM op if you have a laptop get emsisoft emergence kit. Check that all the vents are clear and there is no buildup of dust bunnies on the components inside the case. If you are going to have the balls to try and call somebody out in such a condescending manner, make sure you are right. http://copyprotecteddvd.net/shuts-down/computer-starts-up-then-shuts-down.html What about my data?

i want to thank everyone for their help-gail Report • #10 GMF September 3, 2013 at 10:39:53 have been unsuccessful with event viewer, however following microsoft suggestion downloaded a cim program I also have Red Hat 9 on the same disk, but then it doesn't shut down. Q: What is the difference between PATA and SATA? The laptop would run fine otherwise, only shutting down while doing a lot of work and being left on for a long time.

Can you tell use what this "threat" that got remove? Q: Where do deleted history items from a computer go to? If you are going to have the balls to try and call somebody out in such a condescending manner, make sure you are right. No warning no error message no noting.

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