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Attempted Removal of Security Tool

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#1 proandCON


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Posted 03 January 2010 - 05:03 PM

I found the instructions to remove Security Tool here. I downloaded the program rkill.com, but it's not working. The black window just pops up and then in a flash, it's gone. It seems as if Security Tool is shooting it down. All the icons on my desktop are completely gone, I can't right click on my desktop to refresh, it's all disappeared. Every new program I try to install to delete this, they close in less than a second. And then a pop up "warning" from Security Tool comes up. I leave it there and everything, but it still closes itself. Nothing is working! Help, please!

This is a Sony Vaio laptop with Windows 7. I currently have AVG Free as my anti-virus software.

2nd Edit:
The black window does indeed pop up. This time it closed in 2 seconds (give or take). I then tried to use the Malwarebytes software, but it wouldn't open. So I'm guessing that rkill did not fully do its job when it closed.

3rd Edit:
I have not "activated" it. I did not enter any credit card information, but it is, in a way, installed onto my computer.

Edited by proandCON, 03 January 2010 - 05:34 PM.

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 03 January 2010 - 06:15 PM

Did you try all of the different links?
It may take several times to get it to work

Also run this scan

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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