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rootkit / can't remove uacinit.dll


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#1 catgirl1983

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Posted 26 May 2009 - 10:47 PM

A couple of days ago, I started getting popups with winav(win antivirus)

McAfee couldn't get rid of it. I managed to get rid of winav with the help of superAntispyware. I then ran malware bytes. There was a reference to a root kit & a file uacinit.dll that needed to be removed on reboot. But they can't be removed. I've run all these programs in safe mode(mcafee, malware bytes, superantispyware, smitfraudfix, avg free) and I still can't get rid of the rootkit and uacinit.dll. Here is my log from DDS:


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#2 thcbytes

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Posted 08 June 2009 - 09:23 AM

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Posted 14 June 2009 - 07:46 AM

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