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Computer Infected With Virtumonde?!


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#1 lee1234

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Posted 14 January 2008 - 10:11 PM

Hello, I have a problem that I have seen before in this forum but don't know how to get rid of it. I get an antivirus popup ad when I restart my computer in the lower right icon tray. It want's me to run their program. I just close it. Also all of my old restore points were erased. It also seemed to disable my Microtrend PCillin so I was stuck. So I downloaded a trial version Pcillin pro from trend. It said it had quarintined many items of spyware including virtumonde. I also had a view viruses I had not seen before. I recognize most of them as being versions of virtumondein .dll files. Well I ran Vundofix and Virtumondebegone that I got from advice here. Well neither one worked. It still has the popup when I start and quarintines virtumonde every time I start up. I can create restore points but I know they have the virus. I have Windows XP, PCillin Pro, and hijack this. So what do I do? Thanks.

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Posted 15 January 2008 - 10:19 AM

Some variants of vundo may not be detected by Vundofix so the "Add more files" or "Drag & Drop" options are other ways 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 using VundoFix, 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.)

Important: 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.
  • After installing HijackThis, 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.
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