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Malware capable to stopping SmitfraudFix?


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#1 WaitWhat

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 12:29 PM

A computer tech friend of mine suggested using SmitfraudFix on my computer when I told him that I was having issues with occasional blue-screens as well as computer glitches and slowdowns. I downloaded it, rebooted into safe mode as it recommended, then ran it using the second option (Clean), however, after a bit of movement in the text, for some reason SmitfraudFix closes and I'm unable to click on anything because all my icons in the background as well as my Windows Explorer bars are now missing. Is there Malware capable of closing SmitfraudFix, even while in safe mode? If so, is there anything I can do to remove it? If not, what could be causing it to close, and how can I fix that?

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 07:20 PM

try renaming the smitfraudfix.exe to something else. there are also some malware that closes the computer when you run cmd which smitfraudfix use

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Posted 30 August 2009 - 10:15 PM

Thanks for the suggestion, but after renaming it, It still didn't work properly (Closes) and I don't have any symptoms of winzip123.

My computer doesn't SHUT DOWN after the command prop, it stays on, I can move my mouse and everything. However I can't click on anything because after starting the clean, my desktop items and windows explorer bars disappear and I can no longer click on them.




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