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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:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb963902.aspx
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
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