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Error Running Combofix... Avast Detect It As Trojan


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#1 nimx

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Posted 16 September 2007 - 06:03 AM

I double click on the combofix.exe and a blue config pop out.. its say it is running... but awhile my avast detect it as a trojan and its stop running.... even i off my avast... combo fix still cant run... need help...

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Posted 16 September 2007 - 06:16 AM

Did rogueremover work?

www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic108644.html

If you are heavyily infected you should post a hijack log

Follow the gudance here - www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.html

Combofix is a powerful tool and in the wrong hands could cause you further problems

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Posted 16 September 2007 - 06:27 AM

i think i was infected by the win antivirus pro 2006/2007... i have post a hijack in another section...
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/108652/infected-by-win-antivirus-pro-2006/

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Posted 16 September 2007 - 08:02 AM

ComboFix may be flagged as a trojan by some anti-malware programs for a variety of reasons to include its compiler, the files embedded within it, registry fixes and malware strings it contains.

Combofix is a powerful and advanced tool intended to be used under the guidance and supervision of an expert, not for private use. Using this tool incorrectly could adversely impact your system and prevent it from ever starting again.

After posting a log you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make may cause confusion for the member assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

To avoid confusing, I am closing this topic until you are cleared by the HJT Team. If you still need assistance after your log has been reviewed and you have been cleared, please PM me or another moderator and we will re-open this topic.
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