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So I've spent several hours today clearing out a friends laptop that had the thinkpoint malware on it.

Oddly, now that I've gotten that cleared off and then uninstalled McAfee Enterprise (boy was that a PITA to clear off the agent bit), any time I turn on the wireless card (via the hardware switch), the machine blue screens and auto reboots. The only way I can boot into WinXP is in safe mode or with the wireless card turned off at hardware level.

I can still get net access thru a wired connection. I'm also getting several windows errors now. Any hints on what to do? Could the thinkpoint malware have screwed windows enough that it killed the wireless?

System stats: Fujisu C series Lifebook 1.6ghz Pentium M, 1.2GB ram 40GB HD


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Any hints on what to do?
Go to the Malware Removal Forum and let an expert look your pc over....

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