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Trojans detected by MBAM and AVG, touch to remove


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#1 soupyman10

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Posted 13 December 2008 - 11:40 AM

Have been having issues with some sort of trojan on my computer for a couple weeks at this point. Started with mainly pop-ups (Antivirus 2009 and others) in Firefox, then crashed IE 7 entirely (I've since uninstalled it), and is generally slowing my computer immensely. I've tried a number of different virus scanners (Symantec, Kaspersky, AVG Free) and malware programs (Ad-Aware, Spybot, MBAM, Vundofix) and I tried TweakNow Regcleaner when I was getting desperate. The malware seems to disappear for a certain period and then resurface. I've restarted the computer to finish the "clean" a number of times, only to have the issues (pop-ups and slowdowns) reappear. I'm no longer getting pop-ups, but am still having serious slowdown and hourly pop-ups from AVG claiming to have found various malware (trojan.vundo.bz, trojan horse generic 12.wvl, etc.), although a number of them seem to not actually exist. I'm running XP Service Pack 3 on a P4 3 GHz with 500 mb of RAM. I've run the log for the HijackThis/Malware forum, but wanted to check here first to make sure I wasn't missing anything before I posted.

Thanks for any help.

EDIT - That would be "tough," in the subject.

Edited by soupyman10, 13 December 2008 - 11:54 AM.


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Posted 13 December 2008 - 04:30 PM

Hello soupyman10,

I see that you have an HJT log posted here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/186324/trojanvundobz-trojanvundocb-others/

We do not allow more than one topic for the same computer and the same issue as this causes confusion, and in this case may make the disinfection process more difficult.

This leaves you with a choice:

1) Have this thread reopened and the HiJack This log topic deleted

OR

2) Keep this thread closed and wait for assistance in the HiJack This log forum. Please note that that forum is VERY busy.

Please send a Private Message indicating your choice.

Assuming you wish assistance in the HiJack This forum, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show in the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are EXTREMELY busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

If after 5 days you still have received no response, then post a link to your HJT log in the thread titled "Haven't Had A Reply In Five Days?".

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic. Good luck with your log.

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