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Brontok Worm


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#1 caralinda

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Posted 19 September 2008 - 07:27 AM

Hi

My PC is infected with BRONTOK worm and whenever I try to download something it reboots my PC, IT ALSO REPLICATES MY Doc folder.Can anyone help me in this. Im not much an PC literate so I would appreciate the simplest help :thumbsup:

I have doawnload some antivirus and removal tools, but I dont know which one is the best. (CAV BRONQUI.COM ETC

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Posted 19 September 2008 - 07:40 AM

Please download the Brontok Disinfection Tool and follow the instructions posted by Sophos.

Note: Make sure you download and use BRONTGUI.com. BRONTSFX.EXE is a self-extracting archive containing a command line disinfector for use by system administrators on Windows networks.

If the problem continues, download the Brontok Worm Removal Tool by sUBs and save it to your Desktop.
  • Disconnect the computer from the Internet and close all other programs.
  • Double-click CleanX-II.exe and follow the prompts.
  • The tool will begin scanning your machine. Because this worm names it's files randomly, there are a series of cross-checks/verification processes to ensure that the tool does not remove legitimate files. Depending on the size of your drives, this scan may take several minutes. Please be patient during this period & allow it to complete it's task.
  • Once the scan is complete it will provide a text log of the results. If the log shows any files remaining in the bottom portion under "POST RUN ANALYSIS" run the entire scan a second time.

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