Re: Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool

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Subject: Re: Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
Posted by:  Peter Foldes (okf…
Date: Thu, 16 Apr 2009


I have to agree with Richard Urban on this one. You are overheating and I would
check for blockage of the fans in the Power Supply and CPU (dust bunnies) or your
computer is backed into a bad spot where it does not get ventilation or the fan
exhaust is blocked by a wall or by dust or defective.


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"Rama" <Ra…> wrote in message
> Windows XP Professional; HP-Compaq Computer.
> Downloaded the Malicious Removal Tool from Microsoft website after my
> computer started shutting down suddenly when it is scanned either by
> anti-virus or Ad-Aware software. However, instead of removing the virus or
> whatever, this tool too is shutting down the computer like Ad-Aware or
> Anti-virus software. By shutting down, I mean, the computer is suddenly
> switched-off (not normal shutting down) and my monitor goes to sleep. If I
> try to start the computer within 30 minutes, it will close half way through
> booting. This confirms, I think, that my computer harbors a virus.
> Can someone tell me how to get rid of this virus please?
> Thanks in advance.


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Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool posted by Rama on Thu, 16 Apr 2009