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Adware Problem


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#1 gfreed

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Posted 04 December 2007 - 11:16 PM

I'm working with a friends computer via UltraVNC. It has adware that causes popups but will also change add banners and pictures to read that the computer has a virus and to get free virus removal software. Here are some of the program titles "Privacy Conductor, System Error Fixer."
I have run AVG, Spybot, Adaware, Combofix, CureIt, Fixwareout, Hijackthis. Found lots of bad stuff and deleted it all but this one virus or whatever it might be still remains.

I'm comfortable digging around in the registry so I can make reg changes without killing things. I will attach the log file from HijackThis and Combofix. I really interested in learning from this, i'm just glad its not my computer! Thanks for any info you all can give me on this problem!

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Posted 14 December 2007 - 06:38 AM

Since you already started a new thread here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/120774/a-problem-with-adware/
This thread is closed.
Also, it's not a good idea to attach your logs, because Helpers will rather ignore your thread because they can't see the info straight away. So please copy and paste the contents of your logs, do not attach them.

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