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max ++ fix breaks internet

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#1 SenecaR


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Posted 14 September 2009 - 05:15 PM

I was infected by the new max++ or new 2010 with rootkit not allowing malwarebytes to run. I followed advice on forum below


and was able to run malwarebytes and combo fix to where I feel I have cleaned the system.

However, I seem to have broken the network where internet access is not possible. I had to run fixes from forum above with no internet access, which made to process harder, but not impossible. My ipconfig shows a ip of, which means the autoconfig is not working as it should... it should be in 192.168.x.x range.

Winsockfix did not resolve, nor ipconfig /release, /renew

Has anyone else had similar problems or solutions?

Edit: Moved topic from HijackThis Logs and Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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#2 SenecaR

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 11:54 AM


I tried LSPFix, netsh reset, ipconfig /release /renew, uninstal network adapter, replaced svchost.exe, manully assigned ip, and even repair installed xp pro over my c:\windows dir..........nothing worked.

And then...

McAfee has a Firewall lockdown, which I thought i disabled in safe mode, but i guess not.
Removed the lockdown, and tcp/ip works fine.
It must have locked down when the trojan/rootkit started downloading the Rouge Malware, but it did not inform me it did so....

There you go...

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Posted 15 September 2009 - 12:08 PM

Yes these malware try to disable many functions.. Is all working well now?
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