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Security Tool Pop Ups, Can't run .exe's


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#1 ben123456789

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Posted 30 October 2009 - 08:30 AM

New to the forum, appreciate any help as my problem just started. Can not run any executables or Add/Remove programs. I read other threads and tried rkill then TFC.exe and got this response from "Security Tool" in lower right corner of screen.

Security Tool Warning
rkill.exe is infected with worm Lsas.Blaster.Keyloger. This worm
is trying to send your credit card details using rkill.exe to
connect to remote host.

There are two icons in bottom right, a red shield and a white icon, they both continue to pop up and say my computer is infected and that I need to purchase additional software.

Please let me know if more info is needed.

Thanks in advance.

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 08:45 PM

I'm going to check on this
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Posted 01 November 2009 - 01:22 PM

This tutorial will explain it better than I can
Post back if you have problems

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-remo...e-security-tool
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Posted 01 November 2009 - 04:12 PM

Worked perfectly! Thanks for the help.

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Posted 01 November 2009 - 07:32 PM

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If there are no longer signs of malware then please....

Create a New Restore Point to prevent possible reinfection from an old one. Some of the malware you picked up could have been saved in System Restore. Since this is a protected directory your tools cannot access to delete these files, they sometimes can reinfect your system if you accidentally use an old restore point. Setting a new restore point AFTER cleaning your system will help prevent this and enable your computer to "roll-back" to a clean working state.

The easiest and safest way to do this is:
  • Go to Start > Programs > Accessories > System Tools and click "System Restore".
  • Choose the radio button marked "Create a Restore Point" on the first screen then click "Next". Give the R.P. a name, then click "Create". The new point will be stamped with the current date and time. Keep a log of this so you can find it easily should you need to use System Restore.
  • Then use Disk Cleanup to remove all but the most recently created Restore Point.
  • Go to Start > Run and type: Cleanmgr
  • Click "Ok"
  • Disk Cleanup will scan your files for several minutes, then open.
  • Click the "More Options" Tab.
  • Click the "Clean up" button under System Restore.
  • Click Ok. You will be prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete all but the most recent restore point?"
  • Click Yes, then click Ok.
  • Click Yes again when prompted with "Are you sure you want to perform these actions?"
  • Disk Cleanup will remove the files and close automatically.
Vista Users can refer to these links: Create a New Restore Point and Disk Cleanup.
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