Today a girlfriend came with her laptop and said, "I thought I was opening a picture my son had emailed me, and suddenly all these things and flares came up...". Sigh!
Luckily, "all" I had to do was to tell (Vista) System Restore to do its job. [Edited
: and here I forgot to tell that F8 did not do anything!
] However, this turned out to be really really difficult, almost impossible! The pop-us were blocking my every attempt to do anything. I literally clicked "no" and "yes" almost a thousand times before I somehow finally managed to start System Restore.
This leads me to my simple question: Why on earth must
I start an infected system, in order to start a blocked program, in order to clean the infected system? To me, this is far too much Catch 22
: "If your system is blocked, open your system and use System Restore. If System Restore is blocked, use System Restore" - a no-win
situation! Why isn't System Restore placed next to Log-in??? Is there a reasonable explanation to this? Or is it that everybody involved are
... ehh (edited, due to peace, love and understanding
): ...or is it that no one involved could imagine this situation?
Why is System Restore not placed the proper place? Or is it? Where is the proper place for System Restore? Next to Log-in