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task manager deleted, plus internet browsing weirdness


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#1 weeniel

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 04:13 PM

Hi! Thanks for reading my post!

I just reformatted/ reinstalled win xp sp2 last week. I also Installed malwarebytes and avg free.

Yesterday AVG told me there was a virus, and I think it deleted task manager. I don't know how to re-install it.

Also, some internet pages seem to still be loading stuff in the background when the page is already up.

I ran malwarebytes and AVG, with no infections detected.

Please tell me what I should do next in order get the help I need. I really appreciate any help you can offer!

THANK YOU!!!

Edited by weeniel, 11 June 2009 - 04:14 PM.


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Posted 11 June 2009 - 04:53 PM

Let's try this:

Please download DrWeb-CureIt and save it to your desktop. DO NOT perform a scan yet.

Reboot your computer in "Safe Mode" using the F8 method. To do this, restart your computer and after hearing your computer beep once during startup (but before the Windows icon appears) press the F8 key repeatedly. A menu will appear with several options. Use the arrow keys to navigate and select the option to run Windows in "Safe Mode".

Scan with Dr.Web CureIt as follows:
  • Double-click on launch.exe to open the program and click Start. (There is no need to update if you just downloaded the most current version
  • Read the Virus check by DrWeb scanner prompt and click Ok where asked to Start scan now? Allow the setup.exe to load if asked by any of your security programs.
  • The Express scan will automatically begin.
    (This is a short scan of files currently running in memory, boot sectors, and targeted folders).
  • If prompted to dowload the Full version Free Trial, ignore and click the X to close the window.
  • If an infected object is found, you will be prompted to move anything that cannot be cured. Click Yes to All.
  • When complete, click Select All, then choose Cure > Move incurable.
    (This will move any detected files to the C:\Documents and Settings\userprofile\DoctorWeb\Quarantine folder if they can't be cured)
  • Now put a check next to Complete scan to scan all local disks and removable media.
  • In the top menu, click Settings > Change settings, and UNcheck "Heuristic analysis" under the "Scanning" tab, then click Ok.
  • Back at the main window, click the green arrow "Start Scanning" button on the right under the Dr.Web logo.
  • When the scan is complete, a message will be displayed at the bottom indicating if any viruses were found.
  • Click "Yes to all" if asked to cure or move the file(s) and select "Move incurable".
  • In the top menu, click file and choose save report list.
  • Save the DrWeb.csv report to your desktop.
  • Exit Dr.Web Cureit when done.
  • Important! Reboot your computer because it could be possible that files in use will be moved/deleted during reboot.
  • After reboot, post the contents of the log from Dr.Web in your next reply. (You can use Notepad to open the DrWeb.cvs report)

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 08:39 PM

DrWeb.csv report:

FIND3M.bat;C:\ComboFix;Probably BATCH.Virus;;
ComboFix.exe/data002\32788R22FWJFW\FIND3M.bat;C:\Web Downloads\ComboFix.exe/data002;Probably BATCH.Virus;;
data002;C:\Web Downloads;Archive contains infected objects;;
ComboFix.exe;C:\Web Downloads;Container contains infected objects;Moved.;

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Sorry, but I saved this report before did the "Move Incurable" part.
I clicked Select All and Move incurable, exited the program, then I rebooted.

What's next? :thumbsup:

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Posted 11 June 2009 - 09:26 PM

Those are combofix files ...

Please print out and follow these instructions: "How to use SDFix". <- This program is for Windows 2000/XP ONLY.
When using this tool, you must use the Administrator's account or an account with "Administrative rights"
  • Disconnect from the Internet and temporarily disable your anti-virus, script blocking and any real time protection programs before performing a scan.
  • When done, the SDFix report log will open in notepad and automatically be saved in the SDFix folder as Report.txt.
  • If SDFix is unable to run after rebooting from Safe Mode, run SDFix in either Mode, and type F, then press Enter for it to finish the final stage and produce the report.
  • Please copy and paste the contents of Report.txt in your next reply.
  • Be sure to renable you anti-virus and and other security programs before connecting to the Internet.
-- If the computer has been infected with the VirusAlert! malware warning from the clock and the Start Menu icons or drives are not visible, open the SDFix folder, right-click on either the XP_VirusAlert_Repair.inf or W2K VirusAlert_Repair.inf (depending on your version of Windows) and select Install from the Context menu. Then reboot to apply the changes.

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