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#1 zippeddd

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Posted 13 June 2009 - 07:33 AM

Hello guys ,

Im running windows xp pro . I think im infected because my desktop background went blue with no reason , i really didnt change it , everything
seems to run normal , but that screen scared me . So could you help me guys? Any help would be appreciated.

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Posted 13 June 2009 - 07:42 AM

Hello and :thumbsup: to Bleepingcomputer.

Have you had any other issues with the computer recently? (Error messages, antivirus alerts, etc)

Also, let's run a quick scan and see if anything pops up.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.
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MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. 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.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so MBAM can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.

In your next reply, please include the following:
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Posted 13 June 2009 - 07:46 AM

An afterthought: Have you tried to change your desktop back?

Start->Control Panel->Appearances and Themes->Change the desktop background

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Posted 13 June 2009 - 07:59 AM

thanks i solved problem by myself

Edited by zippeddd, 14 June 2009 - 07:14 AM.


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Posted 14 June 2009 - 10:49 AM

Glad to hear it. :thumbsup:

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