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braviax.exe infection as well.

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#1 MysticDragon


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Posted 07 September 2009 - 09:33 PM

I hate to be a pain as I've noticed that many other users on here have posted about this problem. I do have other infections as well but this one seems to be quite a pain.

I originally had Norton Internet security 2009 installed but my subscription ran out before I had a chance to get any other AV software on my computer. I did manage to download the free trial of AVG 8.5 which seems to be a great program. I scanned with that program as well as the Malwarebytes program that was recommended on here and found that I had this infection as well as a few others that repeatedly reinstalls itself.

I've read through quite a few replies about this malware and have noticed a number of different routes to attempt to remove it. I am using windows XP home edition on my dell computer but I'm typing this from my laptop so I can't just click on any links on the infected computer unless it is required as I can still access the internet using it. I am hoping that there is an easier way to approach this problem, although I can read any responses on my laptop while I'm fixing stuff on my desktop so that makes things nice.

Should I just use the responses to someone else's thread to get rid of this particular problem? Or is there something I have to do that is specific to my computer that requires a separate reply?

Any and all help is greatly appreciated as I'm quite frustrated by my lack of ability in removing this problem on my own. You see I took some computer classes way back when but I'm what you'd consider a "newbie" at all this stuff.. although I do know how to start up in safe mode.

Once again thanks in advance for any help!


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#2 garmanma


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Posted 08 September 2009 - 09:41 PM

This is a rootkit and takes a specific fix. It differs on each computer

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 (If you did not use the "Direct Download" mirror).
  • 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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