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Re: [LUG] OT, but can anyone help ?


Hi Julian, 

It was AVG, the free version. 
Thanks for the 

Regards etc,
Ray .

>----Original Message----

>From: linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>Date: 27/01/2014 13:52 
>Subj: Re: [LUG] OT, but can anyone 
help ?
>On 27/01/14 13:32, raymond.knowles@xxxxxxxxxxx
uk wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have a vintage 2000 Dell 
desktop running XP with
>> 500MB RAM.
>> It used to 
work, but then I installed some
>> anti-virus software,
and now it doesn't. The obvious way
>> to fix it would be 
>> System Restore, but the problem
>> is it locks 
up before I can log
>> in, so I never get as far
>> as 
logging in, and thence to System
>> Restore.
>> Has 
>> met this problem, and how did they fix it please 
>> Thanks
>> in advance,
>> Ray Knowles.
>I'm assuming you're trying to log in normally. Have 
you tried Safe Mode? 
>F8 before Windows starts loading 
then select Safe Mode from the boot 
>menu.  It ought to 
bypass drivers etc and allow Windows to boot fully.  
can then uninstall the offending program.  Out of interest 
what AV 
>is it?
>Failing that this Microsoft Support 
article should help: 

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