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Windows 7: Ran Combofix - now cannot open explorer, control panel, kaspersky etc!

01 Apr 2016   #1

I think 32 but not certain - unable to verify
Ran Combofix - now cannot open explorer, control panel, kaspersky etc!

I ran combo fix before doing my research - SORRY SORRY!!!! Can anyone help me with this issue. Now I cannot open explorer, kaspersky, control panel etc. I am using Chrome browser on Windows 7. When the combofix ran it did indicate that it set a restore point.

Prior to running Combofix the system had been running slow and I had uninstalled a couple of programs that appeared to help but then ran across a posting of combofix which I thought would be another added measure of cleanup.

I cannot install and run the FRST logs because after downloading the exe file the run box will not open nor am I able to open explorer to run the file.

Thank you,


My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2016   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Lemmie guess, you do have full images of your OS partition, correct? After a local computer shop ran ComboFix and what else, I had to do a restore to a previous OS partition to fix the fix.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2016   #3

I think 32 but not certain - unable to verify

Yes I do, however they are very old images!
My System SpecsSystem Spec

01 Apr 2016   #4

OEM Windows 7 Ult (x64) SP1



Is this the same computer as this one with an open, working thread at another forum?
HELP!!!! I'm an Idiot - Ran Combofix - Cannot open explorer, control panel ETC - Virus, Trojan, Spyware, and Malware Removal Logs

If so, as a general principle, "too many cooks spoil the soup", especially for complicated, severe problems.
We respectfully suggest continuing to work with your helper at bleeping.
If you prefer to be helped here, instead, we respectfully suggest asking your bleeping helper to lock that thread there, so that precious forum resources can be devoted to helping other members.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Apr 2016   #5

I think 32 but not certain - unable to verify

Point well made - I had posted here due to non response AT THAT TIME with bleeping. I will close here.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Ran Combofix - now cannot open explorer, control panel, kaspersky etc!

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