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#1 txgrammy6217

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Posted 15 January 2009 - 09:17 AM

Good Day,
I us AVG Internet Security 8.0.229.
It brings up on problem...
C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\mchlnjDrv.sys
I do not know what this is.
It comes up in every scan and it will not allow me to correct this item.
I'm running Vista Home with service pack 1
32 bit operating system.

HELP!!!
And thank you so much for your help in advance.

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#2 rigel

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Posted 15 January 2009 - 01:18 PM

Hi and welcome to BleepingComputer :thumbsup:

The process of cleaning your computer may require temporarily disabliling some security programs. If you are using SpyBot Search and Destroy, please refer to Note 2 at the bottom of this page.

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.
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-- 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.

Note 2:
-- 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. To disable these programs, please view this topic: How To Temporarily Disable Your Anti-virus, Firewall And Anti-malware Programs

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#3 txgrammy6217

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Posted 15 January 2009 - 07:13 PM

Thank you Rigal for getting back with me.
I do my best clear thinking in the AM so I will start my day following your instructions.
I wanted to acknowledge your post.
Thank you and I'll return with scan results ASAP on Friday.
Have a good evening.
txgrammy6217 :thumbsup:

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Posted 15 January 2009 - 07:22 PM

You too!

Take care,
rigel

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Posted 16 January 2009 - 08:40 AM

So Sorry I spelled your name incorrectly.
I ran Malware quick scan and it found nothing.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.33
Database version: 1658
Windows 6.0.6001 Service Pack 1

1/16/2009 7:20:16 AM
mbam-log-2009-01-16 (07-20-16).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 47088
Time elapsed: 2 minute(s), 10 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 0
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Look forward to anything more we can do.
Have a good day.
Susan




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