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"You have a security problem!" Keeps popping up.....


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#1 captainjay

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Posted 13 October 2008 - 03:11 PM

I'm hoping someone here can help me out. My computer keeps popping up a message at the bottom that states "You have a security problem!", and then it will automatically jump to a website and tell me I have to install Virusremover2008. Can anyone direct me in the right direction on how to make it all stop?

AAHhhhhhh....It just did it again.....

Thanks for any assistance.

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Posted 13 October 2008 - 03:44 PM

Hello captainjay, welcome. Let's run an MBam scan.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
  • 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. Regardless 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. MBAM may make changes to your registry as part of its disinfection routine. If you're using other security programs that detect registry changes, they may alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please permit the program to allow the changes.
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Posted 13 October 2008 - 05:36 PM

Thanks for the info. I had already done this earlier before I posted. And this is the log that I have from that scan. I ran another scan and it showed up with zero.

Let me know what you think,

Thanks again,

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Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.28
Database version: 1134
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2

10/13/2008 3:23:15 PM
mbam-log-2008-10-13 (15-23-15).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 50309
Time elapsed: 10 minute(s), 38 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 33
Registry Values Infected: 1
Registry Data Items Infected: 1
Folders Infected: 4
Files Infected: 66

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\xml.xml (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\xml.xml.1 (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0656a137-b161-cadd-9777-e37a75727e78} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0b682cc1-fb40-4006-a5dd-99edd3c9095d} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{0e1230f8-ea50-42a9-983c-d22abc2eeb4c} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{9dd4258a-7138-49c4-8d34-587879a5c7a4} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{b8c0220d-763d-49a4-95f4-61dfdec66ee6} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{c3bcc488-1ae7-11d4-ab82-0010a4ec2338} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{000000da-0786-4633-87c6-1aa7a4429ef1} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{54645654-2225-4455-44a1-9f4543d34545} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{5c7f15e1-f31a-44fd-aa1a-2ec63aaffd3a} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Typelib\{9233c3c0-1472-4091-a505-5580a23bb4ac} (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{9dd4258a-7138-49c4-8d34-587879a5c7a4} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{b8c0220d-763d-49a4-95f4-61dfdec66ee6} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{c3bcc488-1ae7-11d4-ab82-0010a4ec2338} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{000000da-0786-4633-87c6-1aa7a4429ef1} (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\dpcproxy (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Notify\logons (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\typelib (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\HOL5_VXIEWER.FULL.1 (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\hol5_vxiewer.full.1 (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Classes\applications\accessdiver.exe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\fwbd (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\HolLol (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Inet Delivery (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Inet Delivery (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\mslagent (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Invictus (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Golden Palace Casino PT (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Golden Palace Casino NEW (Trojan.DNSChanger) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SYSTEM\currentcontrolset\Services\iTunesMusic (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SYSTEM\currentcontrolset\Services\rdriv (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\mwc (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\ShellServiceObjectDelayLoad\SystemCheck2 (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System\DisableTaskMgr (Hijack.TaskManager) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\mslagent (Adware.EGDAccess) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\akl (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Inet Delivery (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\smp (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Files Infected:
C:\WINDOWS\mslagent\2_mslagent.dll (Adware.EGDAccess) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\mslagent\mslagent.exe (Adware.EGDAccess) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\mslagent\uninstall.exe (Adware.EGDAccess) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\akl\akl.dll (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\akl\akl.exe (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\akl\uninstall.exe (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\akl\unsetup.exe (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Inet Delivery\inetdl.exe (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Inet Delivery\intdel.exe (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\smp\msrc.exe (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\a.bat (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\base64.tmp (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\FVProtect.exe (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\userconfig9x.dll (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\winsystem.exe (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\zip1.tmp (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\zip2.tmp (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\zip3.tmp (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\zipped.tmp (Fake.Dropped.Malware) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\bdn.com (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\iTunesMusic.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\mssecu.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\akttzn.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\anticipator.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\awtoolb.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\bdn.com (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\bsva-egihsg52.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dpcproxy.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\emesx.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\h@tkeysh@@k.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hoproxy.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hxiwlgpm.dat (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hxiwlgpm.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\medup012.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\medup020.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msgp.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msnbho.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mssecu.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\msvchost.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mtr2.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\mwin32.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\netode.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\newsd32.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ps1.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\psof1.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\psoft1.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\regc64.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\regm64.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Rundl1.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sncntr.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ssurf022.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ssvchost.com (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ssvchost.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\sysreq.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\taack.dat (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\taack.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\temp#01.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\thun.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\thun32.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\VBIEWER.OCX (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\vcatchpi.dll (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogonpc.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winsystem.exe (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WINWGPX.EXE (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\WINDOWS\system32\vbsys2.dll (Trojan.Clicker) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Local Settings\Temp\video234.cfg (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

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Posted 13 October 2008 - 05:41 PM

Please download ATF Cleaner by Atribune & save it to your desktop. alternate download link DO NOT use yet.
Please download and install SUPERAntiSpyware Free
  • Double-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
  • An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.
  • If asked to update the program definitions, click "Yes". If not, update the definitions before scanning by selecting "Check for Updates". (If you encounter any problems while downloading the updates, manually download them from here and unzip into the program's folder.)
  • Under the "Configuration and Preferences", click the Preferences... button.
  • Click the "General and Startup" tab, and under Start-up Options, make sure "Start SUPERAntiSpyware when Windows starts" box is unchecked.
  • Click the "Scanning Control" tab, and under Scanner Options, make sure the following are checked (leave all others unchecked):
    • Close browsers before scanning.
    • Scan for tracking cookies.
    • Terminate memory threats before quarantining.
  • Click the "Close" button to leave the control center screen and exit the program.
  • Do not run a scan just yet.
Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

Double-click ATF-Cleaner.exe to run the program.
  • Under Main "Select Files to Delete" choose: Select All.
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
  • If you use Firefox browser click Firefox at the top and choose: Select All
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
    If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
  • If you use Opera browser click Opera at the top and choose: Select All
  • Click the Empty Selected button.
    If you would like to keep your saved passwords, please click No at the prompt.
  • Click Exit on the Main menu to close the program.
Note: On Vista, "Windows Temp" is disabled. To empty "Windows Temp" ATF-Cleaner must be "Run as an Administrator".

Scan with SUPERAntiSpyware as follows:
  • Launch the program and back on the main screen, under "Scan for Harmful Software" click Scan your computer.
  • On the left, make sure you check C:\Fixed Drive.
  • On the right, under "Complete Scan", choose Perform Complete Scan and click "Next".
  • After the scan is complete, a Scan Summary box will appear with potentially harmful items that were detected. Click "OK".
  • Make sure everything has a checkmark next to it and click "Next".
  • A notification will appear that "Quarantine and Removal is Complete". Click "OK" and then click the "Finish" button to return to the main menu.
  • If asked if you want to reboot, click "Yes" and reboot normally.
  • 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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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:24 PM

I finally got it done. Took me a while. Not very smart with computers.

This is what I came up with. So far the problem has stopped. Any thing else????

Thanks for all your help.

Captain Jay




SUPERAntiSpyware Scan Log
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Generated 10/15/2008 at 11:12 PM

Application Version : 4.21.1004

Core Rules Database Version : 3599
Trace Rules Database Version: 1585

Scan type : Complete Scan
Total Scan Time : 01:31:28

Memory items scanned : 162
Memory threats detected : 0
Registry items scanned : 4679
Registry threats detected : 1
File items scanned : 54018
File threats detected : 0

Trojan.DNSChanger-Codec
HKU\S-1-5-21-1801674531-764733703-839522115-500\Software\uninstall

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Posted 15 October 2008 - 10:31 PM

Update Malwarebytes and run another scan, this time run the Full Scan.
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Posted 16 October 2008 - 01:35 PM

Done. It looks like it found one more thing. How often should I be doing these scans on my computer?

Here is what the log stated:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.28
Database version: 1276
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2

10/16/2008 2:32:03 PM
mbam-log-2008-10-16 (14-32-03).txt

Scan type: Full Scan (C:\|)
Objects scanned: 97917
Time elapsed: 40 minute(s), 17 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 1
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Mozilla\MSFox (Trojan.Agent) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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Posted 16 October 2008 - 01:41 PM

Run the MBAM Quick scan once more. I like to see all zero's.
Running depends on your usage. I update and scan every other day.
Tell us how the PC is running now..
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Posted 16 October 2008 - 02:20 PM

Got it done, and she shows all zero's!!

The computer is running great now. Even before I had my little problem, there must have been more wrong with it. She is just like new again.

Thanks again for all your help.

If your ever near Lake Erie's Western Basin near Monroe look me up, I owe you a fishing trip!!

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Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.28
Database version: 1276
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2

10/16/2008 3:17:14 PM
mbam-log-2008-10-16 (15-17-14).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 51293
Time elapsed: 6 minute(s), 40 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

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Posted 16 October 2008 - 02:34 PM

Ok thats great!
I was around ther 10 years ago,Watertown i think. We went steelhead fishing in a river. Caught some beauts. I'll go again LOL

Now you should Create a New Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been saved in System Restore. Since this is a protected directory your tools cannot access to delete these files, they sometimes can reinfect your system if you accidentally use an old restore point. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state.

The easiest and safest way to do this is:
  • Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools and click "System Restore".
  • Choose the radio button marked "Create a Restore Point" on the first screen then click "Next". Give the R.P. a name, then click "Create". The new point will be stamped with the current date and time. Keep a log of this so you can find it easily should you need to use System Restore.
  • Then use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
  • Go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr
  • Click "Ok"
  • Disk Cleanup will scan your files for several minutes, then open.
  • Click the "More Options" Tab.
  • Click the "Clean up" button under System Restore.
  • Click Ok. You will be prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete all but the most recent restore point?"
  • Click Yes, then click Ok.
  • Click Yes again when prompted with "Are you sure you want to perform these actions?"
  • Disk Cleanup will remove the files and close automatically.
Vista Users can refer to these links: Create a New Restore Point and Disk Cleanup.

EDIT: we don't want to leave Budapest out !!

Edited by boopme, 16 October 2008 - 02:43 PM.

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