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Yet Another Yellow/blue Box Warning

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#1 xpiswhyilikemax


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Posted 25 August 2008 - 07:32 PM

G'day folks;

I too had the Yel/Blu Warning box with Blue Background and 3 not five tabs under Display Properties

I'd been chucking all sorts of virus hunters at this bugger i.e. McAfee, found it couldn't delete it,
SpyBot found the usual trackin' cookies as did PestPatrol, Kasperky found it and said what/where it
was...NTRootkit-j C:windows\system32\sysrest.sys also deleted the 'fake box'

Well I can go into msconfig and toggle the sysrest.sys off giving me to a quasi usable computer but,
any dead time will cause the computer to reboot and I have to hit F8 to continue what I was doing;
obviously it's still in there hiding waiting to pounce. I looked at a couple of the other poor buggers
posts and the responders asked them to d/l certain malware eaters is this a remedy for my particular
strain of infection or is there somethin' else going on with mine ?
I know this is a bit wordy but I tried to cover it all
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#2 boopme


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Posted 25 August 2008 - 08:54 PM

Hello desparate,see if you can complete a scan with this. Hopefully it will run quick and complete.
I was just at vil.nai.com and it appears they have an update today...

Removal -
All Users:
Use current engine and DAT files for detection. Delete any file which contains this detection.


Security Updates


here is the MBam san.....

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 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 Scan" option is selected.
    • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked 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.
  • 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 may be asked to reboot your computer so it can proceed with the disinfection process. Reagardless if prompted to restart the computer or not, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.
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