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ComboFix made registry changes? [Moved]


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#1 TwistedStitch

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Posted 22 September 2009 - 01:13 PM

I apologize if this is not the forum this would go in but I was told to run ComboFix by someone in order to fix a malware problem and I did and all seems well but after I turned on my McAfee virus protection again after I was done with ComboFix it kept popping up Registry Change warnings because of ComboFix and asking me whether to allow them or block them. I blocked all of them and I just wanted to know if this was the wrong move to make or whether it will screw anything up. McAfee also quarantined and removed the ComboFix file before I could properly uninstall it, so I just deleted the Qoobox folder that was left. I hope that's enough to finish uninstalling it and that it won't cause computer problems later on (there are no problems so far, thankfully).

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Posted 22 September 2009 - 10:11 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.
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Posted 23 September 2009 - 08:52 PM

  • Click START then RUN
  • Now type Combofix /u in the runbox and click OK

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