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Need Help With W32.myzor.fk@yf Trojan


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#1 mugat

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 11:51 AM

I desperately need help with removing w32.myzor.fk@yf. It has hijacked my browser and I keep getting these annoying security pop ups and it redirects me to some fake antivirus website. PLEASE HELP !!!!!!

P.S I am running Windows XP

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 11:42 PM

Hello mugat and welcome to BC :flowers:

In order to assist you, we need a bit more information.

Are you running the Home or Pro editions of XP and do you have Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 2 installed?

Do you have any security programs installed? Please name them.

What identified this: w32.myzor.fk@yf ?

I keep getting these annoying security pop ups and it redirects me to some fake antivirus website.


Please describe the popups in terms of color, what they say etc.

What is the name of the fake antivirus website? (Please don't post a live link. If you wish to put in the link, surround it with these arrows like this: <link> to keep it from being active. Make sure there is no space between the arrows and the link characters).

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 02:51 PM

Hello mugat

Your issue is related to a smitfraud infection.

Please print out and follow the generic instructions for using "SmitfraudFix". Make sure you scroll down to Clean and perform the steps where you reboot in "Safe Mode" and run option #2.
-- If you have downloaded SmitfraudFix previously, please delete that version and download it again as the tool is frequently updated!
-- If using Windows Vista be sure to Run As Administrator
-- If the tool fails to launch from the Desktop, please move smitfraudFix.exe to the root of the system drive (usually C:\), and run it from there.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
alternate download link 1
alternate download link 2
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on Download_mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan. If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
  • On the Scanner tab:
    • Make sure the "Perform Quick Acan" option is selected.
    • Then click on the Scan button.
  • The next screen will ask you to select the drives to scan. Leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
  • Back at the main Scanner screen, click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad and you may be prompted to restart your computer. (see Note below)
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply and exit MBAM.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be presented with 1 of 2 prompts. Click OK to either and let MBAM proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.
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