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Windows Deluxe Protector


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#1 solardust

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 03:47 PM

I have been finding a lot of stuff on "xp deluxe protector", but the program that appeared when I visited my college front page was called "Windows deluxe pretector". It all looks the same, just a different name. (oddly enough I got the windowsclick virus off the same universoty site the week earlier). It bypassed Mcafee. What I have done, I have deleted the folder labeled "Windows Deluxe" and all associated icons. I have also gone in to the registry and deleted the "windows deluxe" files there. I tried to run malwarebytes but it freezes every time I attemt to run it. I did successfully install and run PC tools spyware doctor and it claims to have deleted virus files. However, I have two problems. the first; I surf the net and get a page that says "your PC is not properly protected... yes to proceed..." and I noticed it links to windows deluxe so I shut it down. this occurs every three to four webpages. my second is that the msconfig function on my computer has also vanished after the scan. Any help on either would be greatly appreciated.

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 04:09 PM

Grinler posted a tutorial on how to remove this program-
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-remo...eluxe-protector

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 04:24 PM

Thats where I went first. Did not work.

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Posted 12 June 2009 - 04:38 PM

Hi solardust,

Before we start fixing anything you should print out these instructions or copy them to a NotePad file so they will be accessible. Some steps will require you to disconnect from the Internet or use Safe Mode and you will not have access to this page.

Please download Dr.Web CureIt and save it to your desktop. DO NOT perform a scan yet.
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Note: The file will be randomly named (i.e. 5mkuvc4z.exe).

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 the randomly named file 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. (This will move any detected files to the C:\Documents and Settings\userprofile\DoctorWeb\Quarantine folder if they can't be cured)
  • After the Express Scan is finished, 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 Apply, Ok.
  • Back at the main window, click the green arrow "Start Scanning" button on the right under the Dr.Web logo.
  • Please be patient as this scan could take a long time to complete.
  • When the scan has finished, a message will be displayed at the bottom indicating if any viruses were found.
  • Click Select All, then choose Cure > 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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