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#1 RideTheLightning728

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Posted 29 March 2010 - 06:02 PM

Hey all.

Been recently trying to fix a friend's laptop. Keep running into an error saying something along the lines of "This application cannot be executed. The file ****.exe is infected. Run anti-virus software now?"

I am also constantly getting a popup for something called "Anti-Virus Soft", which will not go away either.

I've tried the following, with no luck:

Malwarebytes - Can't update however, since I can only run in safe mode.
Spybot
AVG
Ad-Aware
ComboFix

What else can I do? Any help is appreciated.

Edited by RideTheLightning728, 29 March 2010 - 06:04 PM.


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#2 RideTheLightning728

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Posted 30 March 2010 - 12:58 AM

Update:

The problem has been fixed. Did a little searching here, and found this:

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-remo...-antivirus-soft

Got rid of it just fine. Seems to be working fine! Thanks again! :thumbsup:

Edited by RideTheLightning728, 30 March 2010 - 12:58 AM.





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