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FBI ATTENTION...locked out and Windows 8

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to get into safemode easy in win 8 go into msconfig and flag safemode on boot. Super simple and easy.
 
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#28
@RAW,

Did you perhaps mean to go to jonnyGURU.com (the PSU review site)?
 
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#29
@RAW,

Did you perhaps mean to go to jonnyGURU.com (the PSU review site)?
Yea... that's where I wanted to go.

OMG, I must have mistyped it the first attempt and I'll bet that's where I picked up this shit.
I think I may have typed joHNny or something else.
 
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#30
to get into safemode easy in win 8 go into msconfig and flag safemode on boot. Super simple and easy.
Want to tell me how to go into msconfig when I can't go in to msconfig?
I can't go in to anything.
:eek:

And shift-F8 doesn't get me in to advanced mode to allow me to get to the command line to use msconfig.

As the machine actually does get to the OS for a few seconds I can use Win key+R and get me to the command line BUT it just disappears as soon as I enter msconfig hit the enter key.
Then the FBI bs pops up.
Very aggravating.

I'm going to pull the drive and slave it elsewhere to fix it this morning.
 
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#31
Seen this before on a computer that came in a few weeks back, wasnt the FBI but was some police BS that said and asked the same thing. Pulled the drive out of the machine, connected it to another computer as a slave drive, then ran a scan through it (just happened to be avast). Virus gone!!

Safe mode wont work either as it also pops up in that.
 
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shift + f8
 
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The newegg shell shocker is Kasperski $10...For next time
 
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Good riddance to rubbish

Well, I finally flushed Win 8 down the toilet and went back to 7 on my Security System.

When (if ever) I get the Win 8 CD from Microsoft in the mail that I ordered I'm going to donate it to a needy family or Salvation Army.
Although I may feel guilty about doing that.

:laugh: :laugh: :laugh:
 
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#35
I am a needy family and can be the Salvation army if you need me to be :roll:

Glad you got it going :toast: