Hi daniwebbers

My laptop is infected with a very nasty /worm/trojan/virus such that i cannot even format it. When i attempt to reinstall windoWs xp, it returns an error <<INF FILE TXTSETUP.SIF IS CORRUPT OR MISSING. STATUS 1024,SETUP CANNOT CONTINUE.PRESS ANY KEY TO EXIT>>>>

Please help.

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Last Post by crunchie

Hi jagerpro.

First of all- welcome to Daniweb :).

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