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Win32/Obfuscator.ER and many more


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#1 ChrisCline

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 02:25 AM

I am receiving a Win32/obfuscator.er Tried removing it with Symantec and it will not respond. Tried to remove it with OneCare and same thing but now it seems to be introducing more such as Win32/obfusctor.ES, JS/Renos and a bunch of Trojan.Fakeavalert.

I tried downloading MBAM program everyone seems to be recommending but it keeps saying the program has stopped working before I even finish installing it.
Can anybody help me? THis is my school computer so I hope this can be fixed.

Thanks in advance.

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 07:19 AM

If Malwarebytes won't install or run

Some types of malware will disable MBAM and other security tools. If MBAM will not install, try renaming it. Right-click on the mbam-setup.exe file and change the .exe extension to .bat, .com, .pif, or .scr and then double-click on it to run.

If after installation, MBAM will not run, open the Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware folder in Program Files, right-click on mbam.exe and change the .exe as noted above. Then double-click on it to run.
(Credit for above to Garmanma)

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Posted 16 June 2009 - 09:16 AM

MBAM uses Inno Setup instead of the Windows Installer Service to install the program. If installation fails in normal mode, try installing in Safe Mode.
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