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URGENT Help please: COMBOFIX problem to run !


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#1 Maggie K

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Posted 17 January 2009 - 03:48 AM

When I open COMBOFIX to run

i get the message that i dont have the file

idec.exe.

I searched my WINDOWS XP PROFESSIONAL SP2 and i have this file.

What is my problem please?


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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 17 January 2009 - 12:55 PM

Hello Maggie K and welcome to BC :thumbsup:

I am moving your topic from the HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum as there are no logs posted.

It is just as well that you are unable to run Combofix. ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.

Please let us know what your computer issues are that has led you to try this tool? Please describe pop-ups and system tray or desktop icons that have appeared. Explain what is "going wrong" with your computer. Note any tools you have used and their respective results. This information is extremely helpful to us in being able to assist you.

If needed, we will direct you to our HJT Preparation Guide.

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#3 Maggie K

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Posted 17 January 2009 - 01:28 PM

Hello Maggie K and welcome to BC :thumbsup:

I am moving your topic from the HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum as there are no logs posted.

It is just as well that you are unable to run Combofix. ComboFix is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert." It is NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.

Please let us know what your computer issues are that has led you to try this tool? Please describe pop-ups and system tray or desktop icons that have appeared. Explain what is "going wrong" with your computer. Note any tools you have used and their respective results. This information is extremely helpful to us in being able to assist you.

If needed, we will direct you to our HJT Preparation Guide.

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it happens that i am an ict test engineer...

i did this once with success and i corrected my problem then...

i just fixed it,

thanks.

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Posted 17 January 2009 - 01:41 PM

Since your issue has been resolved and because the author of the tool does not want information on how Combofix works on public forums, I shall close this topic to keep such a discussion from developing.

The only public information that is available about Combofixcan be found at this guide:

How to use ComboFix

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