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Clicked a bad link...!

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So today I clicked on something I guess I shouldn't have! As soon as I clicked on it I knew I had a multiple Trojans and a mess to clean up.

I immediately booted into safe mode and ran some scans (AVG virus and AdAware).

That seemed to delete a lot and fix some of it but I still had some files hanging around like the c:\secure32.html file and a dll file was missing, etc.

I then ran an scan that took about 2 hours and deleted a whole lot!

Much to my surprise when i rebooted I got to the login screen and clicked the user name, got the "logging in" but then it instantly went to "saving your settings...logging off" and stayed at the login page. This happens in both normal and safe mode! I don't know what to do and I can't run a HJT so you guys can take a look...

What do I do?

OS: XP Home
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Unfortunately that didn't work. It did the same thing where it just boots up and then logs right back off...
Any other way to get in?
Any other suggestions?
I'm not familiar with the Recovery Console, but I will try it, is there anything I should know before using it?

I do believe winlogin.exe was one of them.

And this is a Notebook.

Thanks for all your help.
Well now I have a real problem...

For some reason the administrator password isn't working.

I'm not positive if I ever set one or not (this is an ACER notebook and the password may of already been set). If I didn't set it what would I input?

Is there any other way to do this?!
Yeah, that didn't work either.

There's no way to access it or find out what it is?
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