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Win32/Protector.C virus


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#1 rcheung88

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 11:37 AM

Hi,

I'm using Win XP Professional and my NOD32 Anitvirus recently found that one of the system files windows\system32\drivers\ndis.sys was inflected with a virus "Protector.C". However, NOD32 couldn't remove it beause the file was always in use, either in normal or safe modes. The sympton is that the internet connecting speed is terribly slow.

I've run Combofix and it seems to have fixed the problem but the instruction also suugested me to post the log file for helpers' analysis to see if there's still any infection left. Thanks.

Ricky

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 27 September 2009 - 09:36 PM

Please do not post a Combofix log


ComboFix logs should not to be posted or discussed outside the HijackThis forums. It is an extremely powerful tool which should only be used when instructed to do so by someone who has been properly trained. ComboFix is intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for private use. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again.



Please read the pinned topic titled "Preparation Guide For Use Before Posting A Hijackthis Log". If you cannot complete a step, then skip it and continue with the next. In Step 6 there are instructions for downloading and running DDS which will create a Pseudo HJT Report as part of its log.

There will also be instructions to create a Root Repeal Log

When you have done that, post your log in the HijackThis Logs and Malware Removal forum, NOT here, for assistance by the HJT Team Experts. A member of the Team will walk you through, step by step, on how to clean your computer. If you post your log back in this thread, the response from the HJT Team will be delayed because your post will have to be moved. This means it will fall in line behind any others posted that same day.

The HJT team is very busy and it will take awhile to get to your post
Please be patient and good luck
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