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#1 divchrome

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Posted 24 May 2008 - 06:30 PM

I am using a separate computer to try and fix this problem that i am having. When starting up the computer before the desktop is shown there is only a blue screen and a message that says i am infected with spyware. Install an anti-spyware program to solve... Following this while the computer is still loading I get a ctmona needs to be shut error. Also there are bugs that come onto the screen after a while. I have tried running spybot search and destroy, fixed problems found, and still having issues. I am currently running malwarebytes Anti maleware in addition and will post my findings through that search. Is there some other soft ware that i can download and save to disc to use on the other computer that would be more effective?

Please advise on how to proceed.

Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 24 May 2008 - 06:59 PM

How about an AV program that is updated...have you run such?

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Posted 24 May 2008 - 07:15 PM

After running malwarebytes, I am now also getting an error message that says explorer.exe has generated errors and will be closed and will need to be restarted. This in addition to an Active Desktop recovery screen that i am getting. I am trying to do all of this without the ability to enter safe mode as the only user and pass i can remember is related to my work network and cannot remember to standard one. I was running spybot search and destroy and the only problem that returns is DSO exploit since the first clean.

I think malwarebytes has put me in a worse position than when I started.

Edited by divchrome, 24 May 2008 - 07:32 PM.


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Posted 24 May 2008 - 08:21 PM

I have previously ran Symantec through the task manager as it is the only way to run programs. There was some general cleanup but nothing that has solved the problem. Currently the computer loads to desktop after showing blue screen that says spyware detected install antivirus protection, has active desktop recovery, Explorer.exe generates errors and needs closed, then loads back to blue screen and repeats process.

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Posted 24 May 2008 - 08:24 PM

I think it would be the best if you visit HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal
read the pinned topics, and post the log(s) needed

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Posted 25 May 2008 - 12:14 AM

Hello divchrome,

I see that you now have an HJT log posted here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/148634/cftmona-virus/ Because you have this log posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log in the thread titled "Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?".

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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