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vundo.h will not go away


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#1 ck-x

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 02:43 PM

I have a machine with the vundo.h malware.... I have ran eset nod32 and malwarebytes multiple times and cannot get rid of it... Everytime I rescan it just comes back... I have tried starting to the recovery console and deleting the file that shows as infected, but everytime it restart it just comes back... I am now running combofix to see if it will do anything... Any ideas would be greatly appreciated...

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 02:49 PM

Hello as I am too late to stop your comboFix run(please see Blue text at top of page ) i would recommend you do this next.
You will need to run HJT/DDS.
Please follow this guide. go and do steps 6 and 7 ,, Preparation Guide For Use Before Using Hijackthis. Then go here HijackThis Logs and Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal ,click New Topic,give it a relevant Title and post that complete log.

Let me know if it went OK.
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Posted 23 July 2009 - 04:47 PM

I got it sorted out with combo-fix.... Thanks for the reply though....

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Posted 23 July 2009 - 05:40 PM

OK ,thank you. If you no longer have any symptoms of malware then....

Now you should Create a New Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been backed up, renamed and saved in System Restore. Since this is a protected directory your tools cannot access to delete these files, they sometimes can reinfect your system if you accidentally use an old restore point. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state.

The easiest and safest way to do this is:
  • Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools and click "System Restore".
  • Choose the radio button marked "Create a Restore Point" on the first screen then click "Next". Give the R.P. a name, then click "Create". The new point will be stamped with the current date and time. Keep a log of this so you can find it easily should you need to use System Restore.
  • Then use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
  • Go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr
  • Click "Ok". Disk Cleanup will scan your files for several minutes, then open.
  • Click the "More Options" tab, then click the "Clean up" button under System Restore.
  • Click Ok. You will be prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete all but the most recent restore point?"
  • Click Yes, then click Ok.
  • Click Yes again when prompted with "Are you sure you want to perform these actions?"
  • Disk Cleanup will remove the files and close automatically.
Vista Users can refer to these links: Create a New Restore Point and Disk Cleanup.
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