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How do I stop this Trojan?


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#1 Moairules

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 12:55 AM

I've used this site a few times before but now I really need help. My computer somehow got infested with a whole ton of viruses which couldn't be removed until I renamed Malwarebytes and removed the majority of them. Now there's only one trojan left, but it's causing the majority of the problems. I can only run Vista in safe mode now since it repeatedly crashes when I try to run in normal mode. It blocks most virus removal software like McAfee, Windows Defender, and Malwarebytes. Everytime I use Internet Explorer popups appear and it tries to get me to install a "virus removal tool" or something.

The problem with this trojan is unlike the rest of the viruses this one needs to be removed when I restart the computer, but the computer crashes every time I try. The trojan is in C:\Windows\System32\ESQULzcounter. Any ideas?

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 01:11 AM

Hello,

I shall move this topic to the Am I Infected forum for you.

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Posted 15 August 2009 - 10:58 AM

Hello, try running this rootkit scan.. Preferably from normal but if needed run from safe.. Tell me which modeyou had to use..
It is trying to send you to a Rogue application site so do not go..

We Need to check for Rootkits with RootRepeal
  • Download RootRepeal from the following location and save it to your desktop.
  • Extract RootRepeal.exe from the archive.
  • Open Posted Image on your desktop.
  • Click the Posted Image tab.
  • Click the Posted Image button.
  • Check all seven boxes: Posted Image
  • Push Ok
  • Check the box for your main system drive (Usually C:), and press Ok.
  • Allow RootRepeal to run a scan of your system. This may take some time.
  • Once the scan completes, push the Posted Image button. Save the log to your desktop, using a distinctive name, such as RootRepeal.txt. Include this report in your next reply, please.

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