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Vundo Variant Resident Infection


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#1 Yougli

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Posted 04 April 2008 - 10:59 AM

Hi there,
I'm new to this board, I've found it while looking for help with my problem...
Yesterday, I've executed a file from internet, I won't elaborate on that, I know it was a stupid idea... Anyway, since then, my windows explorer keeps restarting itself.

I've installed BOClean from Comodo, and Super Antispyware.
Each time I scan my computer, Super Antispyware detects 'Adware.Vundo.Variant / Resident', supposedly removes it, and asks to reboot. But the malware is still there at restart...
I've scanned my computer using Comodo Antivirus with the lastest updates (which was already installed before the infection), without success: it doesn't detect any viruses.
And I've also tried Vundofix v7.0.3 which didn't detect Vundo on my computer...

I suspect a rootkit variant of Vundo, but I maybe wrong, and I have no idea on how to fix this without reinstalling windows (which I'd rather not...)
Any idea?

My configuration:
Windows XP with Service Pack 2
Comodo Antivirus 2.0.17.58 (Database version 2.0.0.485)
Comodo BOClean 4.25
Super Antispyware 4.0.1154

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#2 boopme

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Posted 04 April 2008 - 03:46 PM

Hello and welcome.
Please scan with the SAS again from Safe mode and post the log back here.

How to enter safe mode(XP)
Using the F8 Method

Restart your computer.
When the machine first starts again it will generally list some equipment that is installed in your machine, amount of memory, hard drives installed etc. At this point you should gently tap the F8 key repeatedly until you are presented with a Windows XP Advanced Options menu.
Select the option for Safe Mode using the arrow keys.
Then press enter on your keyboard to boot into Safe Mode.
Do whatever tasks you require and when you are done reboot to boot back into normal mode.
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To retrieve the removal information after reboot, launch SUPERAntispyware again.
Click Preferences, then click the Statistics/Logs tab.
Under Scanner Logs, double-click SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log.
If there are several logs, click the current dated log and press View log.
A text file will open in your default text editor.
Please copy and paste the Scan Log results in your next reply.
Click Close to exit the program.
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