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Not a Valid Windows Image error


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#1 jawahim

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 08:55 PM

My roommate got on to my computer and now I get the following error on my other computer
" This application or Dll globalroot\systemroot\system32\SKYNETwyotjepl.dll is not a valid windows image. Please check this against your installation diskette"

I can not boot to the desktop windows startup is blocked by this error
Here is the list of thing I have already attempt and was unsuccessful

chkdisk- came back ok
reboot to last known good configuration - didnt work it attemtped to reboot to normal and skipped this
boot to safe mode- didnt work computer didnt recognize the request
boot to recovery console to repair- scan disk came back ok
from command prompt
bootcfg
fixmbr
fixboot
all unsucessful - system didnt recognize the request
reboot with xp boot disk- and get the above error each time

if this is malware or a virus what can I do to get it off from the command prompt or from a bootable disk because that is all i can access right now
I dont want to have to wipe the hard drive

Please advise
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#2 hamluis

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 09:26 PM

Clue, http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_1115.htm.

I will suggest that this thread be moved to an appropriate BC malware forum.

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Posted 26 October 2009 - 10:14 PM

thank you...
Now that it has been moved does anyone have any suggestions on how to remove this skynet virus, if i am not able to boot to the desktop to download any of the following (keep in mind this is for my main computer)
I can not access the desktop, this thing has infected the boot sector.
I can not update my anti virus software (nortons)
i can not download any removal tool to the computer
I CAN only use a tool that i can burn to cd from another computer that has an auto run option, i can change the boot order, it has not gotten to the bios yet or that i can control via cmd prompt.
any suggestions would be appriciated
Thank you
jawahim

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Posted 28 October 2009 - 09:10 PM

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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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Please note: If Rootrepeal fails to run, try this step: Click Settings - Options. Set the Disk Access slider to High

Also try: right-click on rootrepeal.exe and rename it to tatertot.scr

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Please download Win32kDiag.exe by AD and save it to your desktop.
alternate download 1
alternate download 2
  • This tool will create a diagnostic report
  • Double-click on Win32kDiag.exe to run and let it finish.
  • When it states Finished! Press any key to exit..., press any key on your keyboard to close the program.
  • A file called Win32kDiag.txt should be created on your Desktop.
  • Open that file in Notepad and copy/paste the entire contents (from Starting up... to Finished! Press any key to exit...) in your next reply.
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:thumbsup: Go to Posted Image > Run..., then copy and paste this command into the open box: cmd
Click OK.
At the command prompt C:\>, copy and paste the following command and press Enter:
DIR /a/s %windir%\scecli.dll %windir%\netlogon.dll %windir%\eventlog.dll >Log.txt & START notepad Log.txt
A file called log.txt should be created on your Desktop.
Open that file and copy/paste the contents in your next reply.
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#5 jawahim

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Posted 29 October 2009 - 01:44 AM

Well, I can see how this is going to go...... it is obvious that you did not read my post or would would not be telling me to download a removal tool when I have already told you I can not get to the desktop........
I get the error message after the post but before it boots to the desktop and the computer stops loading and request that I restart.
Now can anyone else suggest something that does not involve the function of downloading something to a desktop I can not get too......

Thank you for the suggestion but it will not work that way
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Posted 29 October 2009 - 07:07 PM

Well, I can see how this is going to go......


Sorry I overlooked that

Good luck with your infection
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