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Possible worm?


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#1 khals

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Posted 03 August 2009 - 07:20 AM

Hi all
My office PC is working terribly slow and unstable. AVG found a couple of viruses which it removed.
A couple of employees have been using this PC since I came to work here so I'm not sure what has been installed on it since they first bought it, but I found a couple of dozen of poker games aswell as spyware which I removed using Spybot Search&Destroy.

I seem to have gotten rid of most of the viruses and spyware, but I cant update Windows, so I suspect there's still something amiss.

The Windows Update website reports "[Error number: 0x800703EE]".

I tried to download SP3 and install it, but around 60% done it stopped with a "Access denied" message. I suspect this has something to do with user rights in the registry, but I'm not sure how to correct it.

If someone could be so kind to donate me their time and knowledge for a while, I would be most grateful!

I've attached the two files from the DDS program, suggested from the signup thread

Thanks for your interest :thumbup2:

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#2 pwgib

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Posted 12 August 2009 - 04:50 PM

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer

We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.

If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine.

If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.

Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.

If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.
Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.


Thanks and again sorry for the delay.

We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:
  • Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.
  • Double click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.
  • A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.
  • Notepad will open with the results.
  • Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.
  • Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.
Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet.

Information on A/V control HERE
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#3 Billy O'Neal

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Posted 20 August 2009 - 09:16 PM

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