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Security Toolbar 7.1 Virus/Malware

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#1 pwhit


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Posted 17 November 2008 - 10:32 AM

I have been attacked by this "Security Toolbar 7.1" which has hijacked everything from my homepage to my internet settings to uncontrollable pop-ups and beyond. I don't recall visiting any webpages outside of my usual activity, so I'm really unclear as to where I picked this virus up. I've run McAfee, Spybot S&D, Adaware, McAfee Stinger, Panda Anti-Virus, and Super Antispyware with no real results. Each program "cleaned up or removed" a few infected files, but nothing that has resolved the numerous problems I'm experiencing. I've also used CCleaner to clean up the registry as well as delete any temp files that it may be hiding in as well. I'm unable to find any other files in my computer that would point to where this virus is living. Any assistance in removing this nasty thing would be greatly appreciated. I'm attaching the "Hijack This" log that I ran last, so hopefully someone with knowledge beyond my scope can identify how to rid my computer of this. Thanks for your time.

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#2 kahdah


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Posted 06 December 2008 - 08:07 AM

Hello pwhit

Welcome to BleepingComputer :thumbsup:
  • Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.
  • Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.
  • Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)

Please do not pm for help, post it in the forums instead.

If I am helping you and have not responded for 48 hours please send me a pm as I don't always get notifications.

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