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I can't get rid of Trojan Vundo.d


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#1 lmarshburn

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Posted 24 October 2008 - 11:27 AM

I have done everything to the best of my knowledge to rid my self of this Trojan Vundo, please if someone can , help me!
Not a lot of problems have started with my computer so I hope I have caught this is time. This Trojan just keeps popping up when I scan with SUPERantispyware.

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Posted 24 October 2008 - 01:38 PM

Hi lmarshburn and welcome to BC :thumbsup:

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
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  • 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 (like Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere with the fix or alert you after scanning with MBAM. Please disable such programs until disinfection is complete or permit them to allow the changes.

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#3 lmarshburn

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Posted 25 October 2008 - 12:04 PM

Things got so bad last night that even the OS wouldnt start so I pretty much had no choice to completely reformat the hard drive.
Now, my question is do I still need to run these programs in order to make sure nothing is on my puter?
And thank you for your help so far....

by the way...fire is better!!!

Edited by lmarshburn, 25 October 2008 - 12:10 PM.


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Posted 25 October 2008 - 12:28 PM

No, if you have reformatted, you should be ok. If you want, you can download MBAM and try it. You should see 0's.

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