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Since then, anti-virus scans work completely and the cooling fan is running much less intensively. if you are trying to help Please feel free to make a comment. Several guys found huge dust quantities within their computer. Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... http://liveterrain.com/shuts-down/virus-conputer-shuts-down.php

If the guy tried doing a malware scan and it failed, the warning lights should be going up that he probably has malware..... What was the security program you had previously and how was it removed.? Report • #13 GMF September 4, 2013 at 06:19:49 Now that cruel-but then truth always is-too right about computer expertise, however son is a programer and the next time he is Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/122058-computer-shutting-down-during-virus-scan/

Computer Shuts Down During Virus Scan

Wackster71, Jun 9, 2007 #10 Rollin' Rog Joined: Dec 9, 2000 Messages: 45,855 Thanks for the follow-up. Using Command Prompt with Administrator privileges, in the Run box type sfc  /scannow. You don't mention which is your OS, however please see this KB Article Nothing happens when I try to run a scan in my Norton product  But if your OS is Windows Click here to join today!

I tried shutting it off and pulling the battery to completley remove power. google is your friend... To avoid any misunderstandings, I read about "setting Norton Boot time to Aggressive" helped to solve the scan problem in Windows 8/8.1. Tried it in Safe mode and it isolated and removed the "threat" but when I rebooted it was back again.

Did you install the security program knowing that there is malware in the computer? Virus That Shuts Down Computer Automatically Please visit this webpage for download links and instructions for running this tool: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/combofix/how-to-use-combofix* Ensure you have disabled all anti virus and anti malware programs so they do not interfere with I don't want to deal with trying to help someone when two people completely hijack a thread because one prefers to clean a virus off one way over the other because Tech Support Guy is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

Things happen. Shoot if it were me and i had a fast internet connection i'd just re-install windows completely and re-install all my programs if it was a option. I hope this help. Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem?

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Please try the request again. http://www.computing.net/answers/security/my-computer-shuts-down-durin-full-virus-scan/39327.html Mar 20, 2004 #10 neil_ski TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 47 Shut downs The only thing I found so far was that the Ad-aware scanner seemed to allow me to do Computer Shuts Down During Virus Scan Right click on cmd.exe and click on run as administrator. 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

It says it right on their product page. http://liveterrain.com/shuts-down/computer-shuts-down-after-2-3hrs.php As soon as I turned my computer back on, it ran so much quieter and my virus scan just completed a full scan since 8/10/04. Alternatively, you could check the hard disk by running SeaTools for DOS. I have spoken roadkill922Jul 19, 2012, 8:39 AM Quote: Sorry, I just feel an overwhelming need to correct this."MB scans for viruses"Malwarebytes scans for and removes malware.

Join the community here, it only takes a minute. Sandro yank Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 02-Dec-2009 Posts: 13,956 Solutions: 604 Kudos: 3,275 Kudos0 Re: Windows shut down during full scan Posted: 13-Jan-2015 | 4:16PM • Permalink I agree with peterweb No idea where to go from here. http://liveterrain.com/shuts-down/computer-shuts-off.php I'll try a few programs out, and see what happens.

Ran the house call from trend, no problems, however am still unable to run a full scan. I have not been able to do a full virus scan with nortons antivirus 2004 without my toshiba satellite shutting down about 5-9 minutes into the scan. In the search box type CMD.

This did not work either.

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit NSBU 22.8.1.14 IE 11 F 4 E Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 23-May-2009 Posts: 8,337 Solutions: 285 Kudos: 1,700 Kudos0 Re: Windows shut down during full scan or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. You know I only apologize where a apology is needed. Please help.dds.txtattach.txt 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

http://pcsupport.about.com/od/termss/p/sfc-command-system-file-checker.htm Windows 10 Anniversary Edition 1607 peterweb Guru Mobile Master Norton Fighter25 Reg: 17-Apr-2008 Posts: 16,806 Solutions: 570 Kudos: 2,872 Kudos0 Re: Windows shut down during full scan Posted: 13-Jan-2015 | You might want to run a memory test to ensure you don't have any damaged RAM -- go to Control Panel>Memory>Diagnose your computer's memory. doronJul 19, 2012, 5:49 AM Uhhh... http://liveterrain.com/shuts-down/computer-shuts.php If they don't, just wipe and re-install.

You then click the entry to go there.It often displays many errors that are of little consequence - it is a matter of finding the relevant ones to your issue.Always pop No, create an account now. You can also get a free trial version . can't get out of this check disk mode.

J_E_D_70Jul 19, 2012, 5:24 AM Kaspersky Rescue CD = win.And it's free. It appears to me that it's the best software to use on such cases.If it's a laptop harddrive and you can't remove it, the only way is to run from a RockdpmJul 19, 2012, 9:34 AM wait, is that even a real virus name? If it is bad enough to where you feel a need to pay something, then take it to a professional.

See http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ Back to top #15 galbijimbob galbijimbob Topic Starter Members 9 posts OFFLINE Local time:04:02 PM Posted 29 September 2013 - 07:26 AM Thanks for all the advice. No idea where to go from here. Given the symptoms, I would say it is most likely a common virus, or possibly a rootkit. roadkill922Jul 19, 2012, 5:45 AM Best solution: Boot in safe mode.

Request Assistance Newbie1 Reg: 12-Jan-2015 Posts: 6 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 0 Kudos0 Re: Windows shut down during full scan Posted: 14-Jan-2015 | 6:48AM • Permalink I ran a folder by folder Today it finally dawned on me to google the problem -- I came across this site. peterweb Guru Mobile Master Norton Fighter25 Reg: 17-Apr-2008 Posts: 16,806 Solutions: 570 Kudos: 2,872 Kudos0 Re: Windows shut down during full scan Posted: 14-Jan-2015 | 7:15AM • Permalink If it seems If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members.

I also mentioned before you need to disable system restore before you do any of this and if you for some reason decide to use system restore after you have done With adaware, after it finds maybe 5 I stop it and delete the ones it find and then do a new scan. Nov 16, 2004 #23 pseudotechfeeb TS Rookie I have (had) EXACTLY the same problem with my Toshiba Satellite. Advertisements do not imply our endorsement of that product or service.

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