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XP Antivirus Pro 2010


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#1 JHaines

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 07:07 PM

XP Antivirus Pro 2010 has taken over my computer. It disabled my firewall and all security. On this site I found and followed
the directions to Enable the Internet Connection Firewall but when I got to the last steps it wouldnt let me finish, I went through
the Preparation Guide for use before using Malware Removal Tools and requesting help. I also have Antivirus Live on my
computer and I think it may be a virus too. I am lost and need help urgently. I would really appreciate any help I can get.

Edit: Moved topic from XP to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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#2 Budapest

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 07:20 PM

Download this file and save it to your desktop:

http://download.bleepingcomputer.com/grinler/rkill.scr

Double-click the file to run it. A command window will open briefly. Do not reboot your computer at this stage. Then run a quick scan with Malwarebytes following the instructions given below.

Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (v1.44) and save it to your desktop.Download Link 1
Download Link 2
MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.
  • Make sure you are connected to the Internet.
  • Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
    For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Guide.
  • When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.
  • When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.
  • If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.
  • If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.
On the Scanner tab:
  • Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.
  • Then click on the Scan button.
  • If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button.
  • The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show at the top. It may take some time to complete so please be patient.
  • When the scan is finished, a message box will say "The scan completed successfully. Click 'Show Results' to display all objects found".
  • Click OK to close the message box and continue with the removal process.
Back at the main Scanner screen:
  • Click on the Show Results button to see a list of any malware that was found.
  • Make sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected.
  • When removal is completed, a log report will open in Notepad.
  • The log is automatically saved and can be viewed by clicking the Logs tab in MBAM.
  • Copy and paste the contents of that report in your next reply. Be sure to post the complete log to include the top portion which shows MBAM's database version and your operating system.
  • Exit MBAM when done.
Note: If MBAM encounters a file that is difficult to remove, you will be asked to reboot your computer so MBAM can proceed with the disinfection process. If asked to restart the computer, please do so immediately. Failure to reboot normally (not into safe mode) will prevent MBAM from removing all the malware.
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Posted 08 March 2010 - 08:05 PM

I just got rid of XP Antivirus 2010, my AVG security software removed it. However, yesterday I was so frustrurated that I wanted to remove it manually. I am generally good with computers, anything advaced I dont get though. I was not able to use the internet since the virus was on my computer. So I got manual removal instructions off my laptop, and it first said to end "av.exe" prosesses. I did that, and everything went away. It came back a few mins later, and then I wanted to mess with registry codes, I very mad ay myself for doing that!!!!!!!! I think I accidently deleted critical application drivers from my computer. For example, when I try to open applicatons like Google Earth, and many others, it will ask which program I want to use to open the file. I cant even remove + reinstall because when I try to hit "Add or Remvoe Programs", it will say "Application Not Found", many other programs say this too. I think this was my fault unless the vrius corrupted everything. ANY HELP WILL BE GREATELY APPRECIATTED!!

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Posted 08 March 2010 - 08:38 PM

Try running the "EXE File Association Fix" given here:

http://www.dougknox.com/xp/file_assoc.htm
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#5 JHaines

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Posted 09 March 2010 - 12:39 PM

I want to thank Budapest for all your help,I followed your instructions and it worked great. I will recommend
this site to everyone I know. Thank you so much for taking the time to help people. God Bless you

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Posted 09 March 2010 - 01:40 PM

I want to thank Budapest for all your help,I followed your instructions and it worked great. I will recommend
this site to everyone I know. Thank you so much for taking the time to help people. God Bless you

I just tried this and it worked! Thank you so much! :thumbsup:

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Posted 09 March 2010 - 03:42 PM

:thumbsup:
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