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Virtumonde Help, Please!

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#1 baker.ej


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Posted 15 March 2008 - 09:19 PM

This would have to be the third topic i've started, im not sure if im wording this incorrectly or what..

I was infected with virtumonde about 2 weeks ago, was difficult to track down and finally figure out what it is.. but now that its gone i still get this rundll32 error every start up, and my computer seems to lag up for no good reason every now and again (of course, this was not happening pre-virtumonde). The file that its looking for is a randomly named file, that I have seen posted in this forum for the same reason (with a different dll name)

I have XPsp2

I would very much appreciate any help that can be given,

Edited by baker.ej, 15 March 2008 - 09:22 PM.

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Posted 15 March 2008 - 10:48 PM

You are already receiving help here, this thread is closed.

Its not unusual to receive such an error after using specialized fix tools.

RunDLL32.exe is a legit Windows file that loads .dll files which too can be legit or malware related. The RunDLL "Error loading..."..."specific module could not be found" message usually occurs when the .dll file(s) that was set to run at startup has been deleted and it becomes an orphaned registry entry. Windows is trying to load this file(s) but cannot locate it since the file was removed during an anti-virus or anti-malware scan. However, the associated registry entry remains and is telling Windows to load the file when you boot up. Since the file no longer exists, Windows will display an error message. You need to remove this registry entry so Windows stops searching for the file when it loads.

Orange Blossom gave you instructions to use Autoruns to deal with this error.

Please do not start new threads or duplicate topics as this causes confusion and makes it more difficult to get the help you need to resolve your issues. Thanks for your cooperation.
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