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#1 curiousdestroyer

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 03:21 PM

OK i got a Trojan and i know where it is (not exactly) i need removal instructions because bit defender isn't removing it. heres the specifics:

virus name: Gen:Trojan.Heur.Hype.cu4@aak5pbh
infected file: \\?\globalroot\device\_max++>\dcdbc058.x86.dll

where exactly is \\?\globalroot\device\_max++>\dcdbc058.x86.dll

anyway the big thankyou would be removal instructions


if it helps one of the symptoms are that when i get on ie links take me to random places none of them being antivirus websites.

im running windows vista sp2 and i believe that ms windows defender is infected

ill keep u updated

Edited by curiousdestroyer, 10 September 2009 - 03:53 PM.


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Posted 10 September 2009 - 04:08 PM

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You have a rootkit.
As there are some new variants of rootkits in the wild right now that will require custom scripts to remove the infection, the process must be completed by HJT team member.

Failure to follow the proper removal process can and will cause serious damage to a machine. Recovery of the machine may be difficult, if not impossible.

Now ... Download this Utility and save it to your Desktop.
Double-click the Utility to run it and and let it finish.
When it states Finished! Press any key to exit, press any key to close the program.
It will save a .txt file to your desktop automatically. Double-click on the Win32kDiag.txt file that is located on your Desktop and post the entire contents of that log as part of the reply in the topic you will create below..

Next please go here HijackThis Logs and Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal ,click New Topic,give it a relevant Title and post the Rootrepeal log and the above log.

Let me know how that went.
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Posted 10 September 2009 - 04:26 PM

i have a backup partition do you want me to include that in the rootrepeal log?


i just thaught about wat i said and roots are only in the os right? lol :thumbsup:


umm rootrepeal stopped responding is that just cosmetic?

Edited by curiousdestroyer, 10 September 2009 - 04:31 PM.


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Posted 10 September 2009 - 06:47 PM

Hello, what you have posted is good. The Team will reply with further advice. Unfortunately this variant that you have is hitting many many people now and things are backed up several days.
Now that your log is properly posted, you should NOT make further changes to your computer (install/uninstall programs, use special fix tools, delete files, edit the registry, etc) unless advised by a HJT Team member, nor should you continue to ask for help elsewhere. Doing so can result in system changes which may not show it the log you already posted. Further, any modifications you make on your own may cause confusion for the helper assisting you and could complicate the malware removal process which would extend the time it takes to clean your computer.

From this point on the HJT Team should be the only members that you take advice from, until they have verified your log as clean.

Please be patient. It may take a while to get a response because the HJT Team members are very busy working logs posted before yours. They are volunteers who will help you out as soon as possible. Once you have made your post and are waiting, please DO NOT make another reply until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. Generally the staff checks the forum for postings that have 0 replies as this makes it easier for them to identify those who have not been helped. If you post another response there will be 1 reply. A team member, looking for a new log to work may assume another HJT Team member is already assisting you and not open the thread to respond.

To avoid confusion, I am closing this topic.
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