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Virus/malware messing with my PC


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#1 AlexG1227

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 01:58 PM

Hello everyone! my computer seems to have caught something that's driving me crazy. So far My IE, Firefox and Windows Live Messenger have stopped working every time I launch them i can see the process running on the task manager but they never open up on the desktop. Also every time I install any Malware Removal Software or any program to grab my logs it lets me launch then and then closes them back up taking away all my permission giving me an error that Says "Windows cannot access the specified device, path, or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item." I am able to use Chrome for right now. I am using a windows Vista Machine. Any help would be highly appreciated!

Thanks in advance

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 03:21 PM

As no logs have been posted, I am shifting this topic from the specialized HiJack This forum to the Am I Infected forum.

==>PLEASE DO NOT NOW POST LOGS<== unless a log is specifically requested.
Help us help you. If HelpBot replies, you MUST follow step 1 in its reply so we know you need help.

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#3 garmanma

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Posted 11 September 2009 - 08:25 PM

Welcome to BC

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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