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Recently tried removing Virut virus & system security virus.. is it gone?


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#1 AHHHHHHHHelp

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Posted 30 October 2009 - 08:46 PM

Hi,

Like stated I recently tried cleaning my mom's system of these two viruses. I had to take her harddrive out and put it as a slave on my comp to initially clean some things. I am now able to boot up onto her harddrive as a master, and have run the latest malwarebytes, hijackthis, and this other program by AVG specifically for the Virut virus. The AVG program has checked and cleaned all exe and other files on my comp and I rebooted twice and it now finds nothing everytime. After this I ran the updated malware & hijack this, and cleaned everything... My question is now everytime I reboot, everything seems fine, but when I run the malware & hijackthis, they still find a FEW things everytime... are these traces of the virus left over? I'll post the logs from hijackthis and malwarebytes... is there anything lingering around waiting to restart this whole madness?

Windows XP Pro SP3

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Ryan

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 12:03 PM

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Posted 11 November 2009 - 05:41 AM

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