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#1 rrincones

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Posted 06 May 2010 - 01:12 PM

I am scanning a pc with malwarebytes and would like to know if combofix will work on this machine? The operating system is windows vista ultimate.

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Posted 06 May 2010 - 04:32 PM

hi,,,, if your not a security expert then do not run combofix,,,,
if you feel you have an infection then please post in the security section in the "am i infected" forum,,, in the wrong hands combofix can make a brick of your pc in real quick time,,, sorry if this sounds a bit strong but i have seen it go wrong very quickly.
good luck.

Edited by figgis41, 06 May 2010 - 04:33 PM.

Figgis,,,, LUFC

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Posted 07 May 2010 - 10:24 PM

ComboFix usage, Questions, Help? - Look here

You should not be using Combofix unless instructed to do so by a Malware Removal Expert. It is a powerful tool intended by its creator to be "used under the guidance and supervision of an expert", NOT for general public or personal use. Combofix was never meant to be used as a general purpose malware scanner like SuperAntispyware or Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware. Using this tool incorrectly could lead to disastrous problems with your operating system such as preventing it from ever starting again. Please read Combofix's Disclaimer.


System Requirements: Combofix currently only works with Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7 (32-bit).


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