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Virtumonde removed but messy Windows boot remains

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#1 Michael71


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Posted 14 December 2008 - 07:13 PM

Using Spybot Search & Destroy and MBAM, I think I removed the serious infection I had from Virtumonde but now I get a series of annoying messages when I am starting Windows. One example: [Header] Outlook.exe - Bad Image. [Message] The application or DLL c:\WINDOWS\system32\gasesila.dll is not a valid Windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette.

What installation diskette? I have an old Reinstallation CD that came with my Dell Dimension XPS 4. I believe Gasesila.dll was one of the may virus files created by virtumonde. It showed up repeatedly in the Explorer 7 helpers list. Winpatrol does not show it being present anymore.

How do I clean up. This same message comes up for 16 or 18 different .exe files. All of them say the same thing but just refer to a different Windows .exe file. If I click "OK" the loading continues. But, how do I get rid of these popups?

Edited by Michael71, 14 December 2008 - 08:09 PM.
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#2 garmanma


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Posted 15 December 2008 - 07:10 PM

It's possible it might be an orphaned entry leftover from your malware infestation.
Download Autoruns:
Find the specified .dll and tick the box by it
Be sure to do a Google search for the .dll so you don't stop one you need

If you want, do another Mbam scan to make sure you're clean

Please reboot your computer and update Malwarebytes. This time do a FULL scan and post the new log here
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