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Antispyware Soft Virus


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#1 gnome008

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Posted 07 May 2010 - 10:48 PM

My desktop appears to have been hijacked by a fake antivirus calling itself the antispyware soft virus. It has basically shut down all .exe commands, such that I cannot get online. I am on my laptop typing this now.

Per the prep guide, I attempted to run the defogger, DDS, and Gmer (via a flash drive) to post a log of the desktop, but the virus is preventing me from running each of these, saying that the found a problem running the program, and inviting me to activate them (the fake antivirus).

Any assistance is appreciated.

Edited by Orange Blossom, 08 May 2010 - 09:07 PM.
Move to AII as no logs posted. ~ OB


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#2 gnome008

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Posted 09 May 2010 - 12:10 AM

Hello,

I found the summary instructions to remove antispyware soft virus here:

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

and it appears that the virus has been removed.

In addition to the malwarebyte's antimalware scan, should I run anything else to make sure my desktop is not carrying anything bad that may come online at a later point?

Thanks again.




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