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#1 cablenut8286

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Posted 09 June 2009 - 11:23 PM

Hi Everyone! I'm having some serious issues with my computer. I'm runnng Windows XP. When I login to any account on the machine, explorer.exe will not load. I have to maually load it. I'm getting browser redirections, Internet Explorer even starts itself and sky rockets my CPU use as well as takes a nice chunk of memory to run. I have scanned my machine with Avira Anti-Virus as well as Malware Bytes Anti-Malware. Each program found many infections and removed them but upon rebooting of the machine, explorer.exe still won't autorun and I'm still getting browser redirections and slowdowns. I tried to install HiJackThis to have it ready, but it won't even install! Please help!

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Posted 10 June 2009 - 11:02 AM

Please post the results of your MBAM scan for review.

To retrieve the Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan log information, launch MBAM.
  • Click the Logs Tab at the top.
    • The log will be named by the date of scan in the following format: mbam-log-date(time).txt
      -- If you have previously used MBAM, there may be several logs showing in the list.
  • Click on the log name to highlight it.
  • Go to the bottom and click on Open.
  • The log should automatically open in notepad as a text file.
  • Go to Edit and choose Select all.
  • Go back to Edit and choose Copy or right-click on the highlighted text and choose copy from there.
  • Come back to this thread, click Add Reply, then right-click and choose Paste.
  • Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
  • Exit MBAM when done.
Logs are saved to the following locations:
-- In XP: C:\Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs
-- In Vista: C:\Documents and Settings\Users\All Users\Malwarebytes\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\Logs


Please download and scan with Dr.Web CureIt - alternate download link.
Follow these instructions for performing a scan in "safe mode".
If you cannot boot into safe mode, then perform your scan in normal mode. Be aware, this scan could take a long time to complete.
-- Post the log in your next reply. If you can't find the log, try to write down what was detected/removed before exiting Dr.WebCureIt so you can provide that information.
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