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Unreadable Documents With Same Modified Date

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#1 orion21


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Posted 18 August 2007 - 03:49 PM

My computer was recently infected with malware (I believe Vondo). I was able to successfully remove the malware with SuperAntiSpyware. However, I am now unable to open any of my Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint files. I either receive an error message that says "file is not in a recognizable format" or a bunch of jibbersh and the program asks me to select the correct text encoding type. Under file details, all of the affected files were "modified" on the same date/time, presumably by the malware.

Has anyone encountered this problem before or have any suggestions on what I should do next? Thanks,

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#2 buddy215


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Posted 18 August 2007 - 04:17 PM

Though SAS removes a lot of Vundo malware it seldom can remove all. I suggest you post a Hijack This log.

Post a Hijack This log in the Hijack This Forum by following the directions in the link below. DO NOT post the log in this forum.
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