Some variants of vundo may not be detected by vundofix so the "add more files
" option is another way of ridding this malware. These files need to be identified and posting a hijackthis log will enable an expert to advise you which files to add if you continue to have problems. If the infection remains after following the steps in the self-help guide, then you should post a hijackthis log.
Please read and follow all instructions
in the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log
". In step #9 there are instructions for downloading HijackThis and creating a log. (This is a self-extracting version which will automatically install HJT in the proper location.
: Some variants of vundo malware will hide
certain entries in a hijackthis log to prevent detection so you need to rename HijackThis
before using it.
- Open My Computer or Windows Explorer and navigate to the HijackThis Folder.
- Inside the folder, right-click on the HijackThis.exe file and rename it Scanner.exe.
- Double-click on Scanner.exe (which is still HijackThis) run a scan, save the logfile and copy/paste it into a new topic in the HijackThis Logs and Analysis Forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts.
Give your topic, a relevant title and post your log along with a brief description of your problem, a summary of any anti-malware tools you have used and a summary of any steps that you have performed on your own. Please include the top portion of the HijackThis log that lists version information
. An expert will analyze your log and reply with instructions advising you what to fix.