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#1 Wraith1964

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 10:41 PM

Hi,

I am here because I am technically proficient enough to be dangerous and I have met my match with some trojans. I perused the board tried some fixes and am not ready for a structured approach - i.e. can't seem to lick the problem.

As for the introduction - I am a 41 year old male who has 9 years of experience int Army as a Signal officer, and as much time again experience raising kids and working in the steel industry. Therefore, I have plenty of war stories. I am a hardcore UT player (oldschool) and am geek enough to tinker around all over on the net. I currently physically in North Carolina.

I look forward to digging into this board and contributing where I can. Cya around.

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 11:41 PM

Hello. Why not send in a log to the appropriate forum? Can't hurt unless you really like those trojans.
Spike's advice: Backup your data routinely.

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Posted 27 August 2005 - 11:47 PM

:thumbsup: to BC! Wraith1964.
You've come ot the right place to get help. :flowers:

Good Luck,
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Posted 28 August 2005 - 12:34 PM

Hi, Wraith1964.
Welcome to Bleeping Computer.

You should do as gunner suggested, and post a HijackThis log to be examined.
A member of the HijackThis Team will show you, step by step, how to disinfect your computer.

Read How to post a HijackThis Log.
Please read, and follow, all directions carefully.

Then, run a log, and post it in the HJT forum, at this link. Do not, fix anything, yet.
A member, of the HJT Team, will help you out.
It may take a while to get a response, because the HJT Team are very busy. Please, be patient, these people are volunteers. They will help you out, as soon as possible.

NOTE:
Once you have made the post, please, DO NOT make another post in the HJT forum, until it has been responded to by a member of the HJT Team. The first thing they look for, when looking for logs to reply to, is 0 replies. If you make another post, there will be 1 reply. The team member, glancing over the replies, might assume someone is already helping you out, and will not respond. So, just make your post, and let it sit there, until a team member responds. This way you will be taken care of, in the most timely manner.
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#5 Wraith1964

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Posted 29 August 2005 - 08:20 PM

Thanks for the warm welcome and the tips. It was my plan to do just that (posting in the HJT forum) but I did want to say hi and take my best shot at correcting the problem myself first... having done that I am off to the HJT forum to post.

Boy, I've dealt with sticky malware/viruses before on my own but these Trojans are something else. Thanks again guys. I'll be seeing ya in HJT.

BTW, anyone else here play UT?... just curious.

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Posted 29 August 2005 - 09:05 PM

Malware is so much easier to get on your hard drive than to get rid of, isn't it?
Welcome to BC!
Regards,
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